Device maker ADASA wins technology excellence award


received the Excellence in RFID Technology award delivered for theindustry’s first truly portable RFID tag encoding device, enables strategically targeted tagging with the lowest total cost of ownership.


ADASA reports receipt of the Excellence in RFID Technology award delivered at the March 2007 RFID World conference in Dallas for the ADASA PAD3500, the industry’s first truly portable RFID tag encoding device.

The ADASA PAD3500 wearable device enables strategically targeted tagging.

The compact, wearable device enables workers to take the compliance workstation to the work—not the other way around. The benefit: highly efficient, strategically targeted tagging with the lowest total cost of ownership.

“The tag is encoded, not printed. You’re only encoding one tag at a time, which is a very controlled process avoiding mistakes and damage to tags," says Clarke McAllister, president of ADASA. "The tag comes out of a cartridge where the tags are pre-threaded, and when the cartridge is empty, it pops off the unit and is returned to converters."

The PAD3500 also takes advantage of foam attached tags (FAT), an advance in tag dispensing technology that resolves numerous problems associated with silicon paper-backed tags—from physics constraints on tag reads due to metal- and liquid-caused interference, to damaged tags caused by flexing to peel from paper rolls, to costly e-waste of silicon-based paper dispensing rolls that can’t be recycled. “None of the printer solutions can use FAT tags,” McAllister says.

No comments
The Engineers' Choice Awards highlight some of the best new control, instrumentation and automation products as chosen by...
The System Integrator Giants program lists the top 100 system integrators among companies listed in CFE Media's Global System Integrator Database.
The Engineering Leaders Under 40 program identifies and gives recognition to young engineers who...
This eGuide illustrates solutions, applications and benefits of machine vision systems.
Learn how to increase device reliability in harsh environments and decrease unplanned system downtime.
This eGuide contains a series of articles and videos that considers theoretical and practical; immediate needs and a look into the future.
Make Big Data and Industrial Internet of Things work for you, 2017 Engineers' Choice Finalists, Avoid control design pitfalls, Managing IIoT processes
Engineering Leaders Under 40; System integration improving packaging operation; Process sensing; PID velocity; Cybersecurity and functional safety
Mobile HMI; PID tuning tips; Mechatronics; Intelligent project management; Cybersecurity in Russia; Engineering education; Road to IANA
This article collection contains several articles on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and how it is transforming manufacturing.

Find and connect with the most suitable service provider for your unique application. Start searching the Global System Integrator Database Now!

SCADA at the junction, Managing risk through maintenance, Moving at the speed of data
Flexible offshore fire protection; Big Data's impact on operations; Bridging the skills gap; Identifying security risks
The digital oilfield: Utilizing Big Data can yield big savings; Virtualization a real solution; Tracking SIS performance
click me