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3M Co ( NYSE:MMM) is the innovation company that never stops inventing. With $27 billion in sales, 3M employs about 80,000 people worldwide and has operations in more than 65 countries. Radio frequency identification (RFID) has become an extremely reliable, valuable, and pervasive tool for monitoring the movement and status of items. 3M first developed this wireless tracking technology for use in library circulation systems. Today, our customers use it to keep tabs on pharmaceutical shipments, aircraft engine maintenance, tissue samples, legal and medical files, and much more. With constantly improving software and hardware, 3M RFID helps increase productivity while cutting the costs associated with theft and loss. 3M Dynatel™ locating and marking products provide solutions for locating, fault finding, accurate marking, and relocation of buried facilities for companies concerned with ensuring safety, restoring outages, minimizing operating costs and efficiently managing assets. Included are simple systems using passive and RFID technology for positive identification of buried facilities and functionality with industry standard GPS/GIS mapping systems.
Accenture Ltd. ( NYSE:ACN ) is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 215,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world's most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. SAP NetWeaver (RFID): Accenture is building solutions with this suite of powerful Web-based systems integration tools and business applications to harness and harmonize the power of disparate systems, people and information. This allows seamless information flow that reduces total cost of ownership, enhances operational efficiency and creates unique business possibilities.
Active Control Technology Inc. ( TSX:ACT.V ) is involved in the design, manufacture and marketing of both wireless and fiber network solutions for mine communications, and the commercial security and access control industries. The Corporation has two product lines: ActiveMine(TM), a new fully integrated wireless and/or fiber communications and locating technology for underground coal mines, and ActiveSecure(TM), a family of wireless products for the access control industry. ActiveMine uses RFID technology. The active RFID Wi-Fi Tags, which can be carried by people or attached to high-value mobile mining assets, can be tracked within a Wi-Fi coverage area. Unlike most other tracking systems that require a separate network of hardware readers or gates to determine the location of tags, ActiveMine's RFID Tags require no additional network hardware overlay.
Advanced ID Corporation ( OTCPK:AIDO ) provides global RFID solutions. Areas of focus include the industrial supply chain using the company's proprietary technology for RFID tags and readers.
Atmel Corporation ( NASDAQGS:ATML ) is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of microcontrollers, capacitive touch solutions, advanced logic, mixed-signal, nonvolatile memory and radio frequency (RF) components. Leveraging one of the industry's broadest intellectual property (IP) technology portfolios, Atmel® is able to provide the electronics industry with complete system solutions focused on industrial, consumer, security, communications, computing and automotive markets. RFID: The Atmel CryptoRF® chips come with an embedded cryptographic engine and a dual authentication capability, resulting in product labels, tags, and cards that are virtually impossible to copy. These devices are especially useful in situations where counterfeiting is a threat, where ownership needs to be tracked, or where money is exchanged through a card transaction. The Atmel CryptoCompanion™ chip provides simple, plug-and-play authentication on the host end of the communication.
Avery Dennison Corp ( NYSE:AVY) helps make brands more inspiring and the world more intelligent. For 75 years the company has been a global leader in pressure-sensitive technology and materials, retail branding and information solutions, and organization and identification products for offices and consumers. A FORTUNE 500 company with sales of $6.5 billion in 2010, Avery Dennison is based in Pasadena, California and has employees in over 60 countries. Avery Dennison RFID is the world's largest manufacturer of ultra-high frequency RFID inlays and recently celebrated the sale of its one billionth inlay, an industry first. Featuring high-quality, innovative UHF, HF and NFC products and technical services, Avery Dennison RFID is dedicated to enabling significant improvements in asset management, product quality, process improvement and consumer experience. With a broad network of provider partners, Avery Dennison RFID serves industries including retail, aviation, supply chain, grocery and healthcare.
Axcess International, Inc. ( OTCPK:AXSI ) Axcess offers Enterprise Dot™, Dual-Active™ RFID (radio frequency identification) and Real Time Location Systems (RTLS) for automated asset visibility and control, physical security, sensing and supply chain efficiencies. This solution is based on battery-powered, or active, RFID technology, where wireless tags use on-board battery power to transmit signals from a few feet to hundreds of feet in order to automatically locate, identify, track, monitor, count, and protect people, assets, inventory, and vehicles. Axcess' unique patented dual-active RFID technology enables tags to wake-up on-demand as needed to provide precise location determination plus the ability to have tags always "on" in a beaconing signal mode. Axcess' dual-active RFID is the most economical and flexible solution on the market today. Yes, we provide enterprise-wide automated solutions, but it comes down to us helping your business to run optimally with minimim risk and maximum security. We want the security of your people and assets to be the one thing you don't have to fret about.
Brady Corp. ( NYSE:BRC ) manufactures and markets identification solutions and specialty products that identify and protect premises, products, and people. Brady combines RFID technology with Brand Protection solutions for an ideal tracking tool for access control or basic supply chain security. Brady has the capabilities to take RFID security and RFID tracking technology and create a custom solution specifically engineered for your brand protection needs.
BT Auto-ID Services ( LSE:BT-A.L) provides communications solutions and services worldwide. It engages in the provision of networked IT services; and local, national, and international telecommunications services for use at home, at work, and on the move. BT Safety Chain enables pharma to monitor their supply chain with powerful tracking and authentication technology, helping to conform to new regulatory measures, eliminate potentially unsafe medicines from the marketplace and maintain brand integrity. BT is currently expanding a global mass serialisation solution in another industry sector. One of the largest radio frequency identification (RFID) projects in the world, it will involve managing as many RFID tags and barcodes as the total number of prescriptions in Europe.
Checkpoint Systems Inc. ( NYSE:CKP ) is a global leader in shrink management, merchandise visibility and apparel labeling solutions. Checkpoint enables retailers and their suppliers to reduce shrink, improve shelf availability and leverage real-time data to achieve operational excellence. Checkpoint solutions are built upon 40 years of RF technology expertise, diverse shrink management offerings, a broad portfolio of apparel labeling solutions, market-leading RFID applications, innovative high-theft solutions and its Web-based Check-Net® data management platform. As a result, Checkpoint customers enjoy increased sales and profits by improving supply-chain efficiencies, by facilitating on-demand label printing and by providing a secure open-merchandising environment enhancing the consumer's shopping experience.
China America Holdings, Inc. ( OTCBB:CAAH ) China America Holdings is a leading provider of biometric solutions, and micro-sensor identification systems through its wholly owned Sense Technologies, Inc. subsidiary. Sense owns patents and intellectual property for a MEMS based explosives detection technology licensed through a national government laboratory.
Cisco Systems, Inc. ( NasdaqGS:CSCO ) designs, manufactures, and sells Internet protocol (IP)-based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. Cisco RFID partner solutions support RFID pilot programs and enable large deployments of RFID readers. Partner solutions include tested interoperable wired RFID readers that support RFID deployments on Cisco Catalyst® switches.
DecisionPoint Systems, Inc. ( OTC:DPSI ) delivers improved productivity and operational advantages to its clients by helping them move their business decision points closer to their customers. They do this by making enterprise software applications accessible to the front-line worker anytime, anywhere. DecisionPoint utilizes all the latest wireless, mobility, and RFID technologies.
Digital Angel Corp ( NasdaqCM:DIGA ) is an advanced technology company in the field of animal identification and emergency identification solutions. Digital Angel's products are utilized around the world in such applications as pet identification, using its patented, FDA-approved implantable microchip; livestock identification and herd management using visual and radio frequency identification (RFID) ear tags; and global positioning systems (GPS) search and rescue beacons for army, navy and air force applications worldwide.
EarthSearch Communications ( OTCBB:ECDC ) an ECDC Company , is a US-based business whose flagship product, LogiBoxx(TM), integrates GPS and RFID at the hardware level. When combined with its proprietary Global Asset Tracking and Identification System (GATIS) middleware, LogiBoxx and GATIS become the centerpieces of a LogiBoxx Certified Solution. An unprecedented business decision-making tool, a LogiBoxx Certified Solution offers continuous visibility within the Supply Chain, Logistics, and Asset Management and Control industries. Along with its integrated, patent-pending GPS and RFID technologies, EarthSearch also offers a complete line of innovative RFID solutions. Its expertise with GPS and RFID technologies, combined with exceptional support and service facilities, distinguishes EarthSearch as a leading manufacturer and supplier of real-time location solutions in the marketplace.
I.D. Systems, Inc. ( NASDAQGM:IDSY ) is a leading provider of solutions for securing, controlling, tracking, and managing high-value enterprise assets, including vehicles, powered equipment, trailers, containers, and cargo. The Company's patented technologies address the needs of organizations to monitor and analyze their assets to improve safety, security, efficiency, and productivity. has pioneered the use of RFID (radio frequency identification) technology for wireless vehicle tracking and fleet management. I.D. Systems' portfolio of patented products utilize Cellular, Sattelite and RFID technologies to control, track, monitor and analyze fleets of vehicles and the people who operate them. I.D. Systems' patented vehicle management systems(VMS) boosts fleet and operator productivity, establishes total visibility of vehicles and cargo, improves safety and security, and reduces maintenance and other operating costs – which all drive to a significant return on investment.
Identive Group, Inc . ( NasdaqGM:INVE ) is an international technology company focused on building the world's signature group in secure identification-based technologies. The businesses within Identive Group have deep industry expertise and are well-known global brands in their individual markets, providing leading-edge products and solutions in the areas of physical and logical access control, identity management and RFID systems to governments, commercial and industrial enterprises and consumers. Identive's growth model is based on a combination of strong technology-driven organic growth from the businesses within the group and disciplined acquisitive development.
Infineon Technologies AG ( Frankfurt:IFX.F ) offers semiconductor and system solutions addressing three central challenges to modern society: energy efficiency, communications, and security. Infineon RFID products are used to efficiently and securely trace and manage products and assets globally.
Infosys Technologies Ltd ( NasdaqGS:INFY ) provides business consulting, technology, engineering and outsourcing services to help clients in over 30 countries build tomorrow's enterprise. Our work with RFID initiatives spans multiple industries. We have been involved across the RFID adoption chain, from upfront assessment of RFID potential to architecture and all the way through implementation. The insights we have gathered, spanning the challenges, opportunities, solution approaches and best practices, ensure that your RFID program delivers better and faster results.
Intel Corp. ( NasdaqGS:INTC ) the world leader in silicon innovation, develops technologies, products and initiatives to continually advance how people work and live. New Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) functionality built into the Intel® Mobile Platform Software Development Kit (SDK) simplifies developing solutions that can improve the efficiency of healthcare and prevent dangerous mistakes. The technology can improve the quality of these solutions and speed time to market.
Intermec, Inc. ( NYSE:IN ) develops and integrates products, services and technologies that identify, track and manage supply chain assets and information. Core technologies include rugged mobile computing and data collection systems, bar code printers, label media, and RFID. The company's products and services are used by customers in many industries worldwide to improve the productivity, quality and responsiveness of business operations.
International Business Machines Corp ( NYSE:IBM ) develops and manufactures information technologies, including computer systems, software, networking systems, storage devices, and microelectronics worldwide. As a pioneer in sensor technology and a leader in IT and business strategy, our sensor and actuator solutions unlock new business value with sense and respond capabilities to drive new insights and innovation. WebSphere Sensor Events provides the core platform for developing, deploying, and managing end-to-end solutions that exploit the new real-world information available from networked sensors. Supports the integration and processing of information from multiple sensor types, including passive and active RFID, barcode, GPS and other condition sensors. Delivers innovative RFID cross-read elimination capabilities using progressive filtering to increase the accuracy of sensor reads.
International Paper Co ( NYSE:IP ) is a global paper and packaging company with manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia and North Africa. Its businesses include uncoated papers and industrial and consumer packaging, complemented by xpedx, the company's North American distribution company. Shorewood Packaging Healthcare Solutions offers the latest technologies that defy duplication to prevent counterfeiting and expose tampering of a package including RFID application.
KMA Global Solutions International, Inc. ( OTCPK:KMAG ) manufactures and supplies electronic article surveillance source tagging solutions for the apparel, multimedia, sporting goods, food, pharmaceutical, and general merchandise industries worldwide. Its products include NEXTag AM and NEXTag RF sew-on labels, DualTags, grocery labels, hang tags, wrap tags, foamback labels, and sunglasses tags.
Manhattan Associates, Inc. ( NasdaqGS:MANH ) continues to deliver on its 21-year heritage of providing global supply chain excellence to more than 1,200 customers worldwide that consider supply chain optimization core to their strategic market leadership. The company's supply chain innovations include: Manhattan SCOPE®, a portfolio of software solutions and technology that leverages a Supply Chain Process Platform to help organizations optimize their supply chains from planning through execution; Manhattan SCALE™ a portfolio of distribution management and transportation management solutions built on Microsoft. NET technology; and Manhattan Carrier™, a suite of supply chain solutions specifically addressing the needs of the motor carrier industry. Manhattan's RFID solutions help you achieve greater operational efficiency so you can reduce inventory costs and stock-outs, while better managing your overall supply chain and complying with standards set by other trading partners.
McKesson Corp ( NYSE:MCK ) currently ranked 15th on the Fortune 500, is a healthcare services and information technology company dedicated to helping its customers deliver high-quality healthcare by reducing costs, streamlining processes and improving the quality and safety of patient care. The Horizon Enterprise Visibility™ system's patient tracking features complement departmental tracking boards, bed management systems, RFID and other location systems, extending the value of those investments and streamlining the patient flow process.
Micromem Technologies, Inc . ( OTCBB:MMTIF ) leads the world with viable MRAM for aerospace/defense, sensors and RFID applications. Micromem Technologies [MMT], ticker symbol MMTIF.OTCBB, develops magnetic random access memory for low density radiation hard applications. We partner with industry to manufacture MRAM specifically for our partners' application needs. MRAM is performance driven.
Microsemi Corp ( NasdaqGS: MSCC ) offers a comprehensive portfolio of semiconductor and system solutions for communications, defense & security, aerospace and industrial markets. Products include high-performance, radiation-hardened and highly reliable analog mixed-signal integrated circuits, FPGAs, SoCs and ASICs; power management products; timing and voice processing devices; RF solutions; discrete components; security technologies and scalable anti-tamper products; Power-over-Ethernet ICs and midspans; as well as custom design capabilities and services. Microsemi is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, Calif., and has approximately 3,000 employees globally.
NCR Corp ( NYSE:NCR ) is a global technology company leading how the world connects, interacts and transacts with business. NCR's assisted- and self-service solutions and comprehensive support services address the needs of retail, financial, travel, healthcare, hospitality, entertainment, gaming, public sector, telecom carrier and equipment organizations in more than 100 countries. NCR TransitionWorks for Data Center Visibility - helps combat these concerns by providing a means to track the location of data center IT assets in real time. NCR Data Center Visibility combines active radio frequency identification (RFID) tags and readers from RF Code with NCR TransitionWorks(TM) software and services to provide a comprehensive data center asset tracking system. The tags are applied to individual assets as well as the racks that house them, and tag readers are mounted to the racks. Companies can then monitor, track and manage these assets via NCR Data Center Visibility - an application built on the NCR TransitionWorks software platform.
Northstar Electronics Inc. ( OTCBB: NEIK ) provides specialized engineering, systems integration, prototyping and production services primarily to defense and Homeland Security prime contractors. NNL is a systems integrator and supply chain manager that, together with its affiliated companies and educational institutions, offers industry-leading capabilities in systems integration, design engineering, precision machining, sheet metal fabrication and electronic contract manufacturing. Northstar has agreed to manufacture the IDBlue™ RFID reader for Cathexis Innovations, a developer of leading-edge RFID Technology.
Oracle Corporation ( NasdaqGS:ORCL ) is the world's most complete, open, and integrated business software and hardware systems company. Oracle RFID and Sensor-Based Services provide companies looking to adopt RFID technology with a comprehensive set of capabilities to capture, manage, analyze, access, and responds to data from sensors such as RFID, location, and temperature. Based on Oracle's mature, proven technology including Oracle Database, Oracle Fusion Middleware, and Oracle Enterprise Manager Oracle RFID and Sensor-Based Services enable companies to quickly and easily integrate sensor-based information into their enterprise systems. Oracle's solution includes a Supplier Compliance Workspace, Sensor Edge Server, Sensor Edge Mobile, and integrated support in the Oracle Database, Oracle Fusion Middleware, and Oracle E-Business Suite.
PositiveID Corporation ( NasdaqCM:PSID ) develops and markets healthcare and information management products through its RFID-based diagnostic devices and identification technologies, and its proprietary disease management tools. PositiveID operates in two main divisions: HealthID and ID Security. Through its ID Security segment, the company offers identity theft protection and related services including credit monitoring and reporting through its NationalCreditReport.com website
Progress Software Corp ( NasdaqGS:PRGS ) is a global software company that enables enterprises to be operationally responsive to changing conditions and customer interactions as they occur – to capitalize on new opportunities, drive greater efficiencies and reduce risk. The company offers a comprehensive portfolio of best-in-class infrastructure software spanning event-driven visibility and real-time response, open integration, data access and integration, and application development and deployment – all supporting on-premises and SaaS/Cloud deployments. Progress Software maximizes the benefits of operational responsiveness while minimizing IT complexity and total cost of ownership. ObjectStore is a global provider of real-time data management products. Its products enable corporate data caching and complex event processing, and its leading object database is renowned for performance and scalability. ObjectStore(R) products are supporting RFID implementations, and are deployed in industries such as finance, telecommunications and travel, where companies rely on them to complement their corporate data management infrastructure.
Ryder System, Inc. ( NYSE:R ) Ryder is a FORTUNE 500® commercial transportation, logistics and supply chain management solutions company. Ryder's stock is a component of the Dow Jones Transportation Average and the Standard & Poor's 500 Index. Inbound Logistics magazine has recognized Ryder as the top third party logistics provider and included Ryder in its 2010 and 2011 “Green Partners” listing. Ryder also ranked 114 out of the top 500 U.S. companies and sixth in its industry sector in the 2010 Newsweek Green Rankings. Security Magazine has named Ryder one of the top companies for security practices in the transportation, logistics, supply chain, and warehousing sector. Ryder is a proud member of the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program, supporting national and local disaster preparedness and response efforts. Ryder's RFID lab includes a high-speed racetrack loop conveyer that reaches speeds of up to 600 feet per minute, a label printer and encoder station that creates an RFID tag for the product, and a movable read station near the high-speed conveyer. Other equipment includes a pallet shrink-wrap station with RFID read capability, and an RF handheld device for exception and product movement processing.
SAP AG ( NYSE:SAP ) helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable more than 170,000 customers (includes customers from the acquisition of Sybase) to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably. As enterprise-class solutions that support radio-frequency identification (RFID), barcodes, auto-ID, and mass serialization, SAP solutions for auto-ID and item serialization enable real-world awareness through sensing and responding to the presence and movement of objects in real time – and provide a foundation for generating business value for more than 350 customers in 16 countries and 18 different industries.
SATO America, Inc. ( Tokyo:6287 ) is a pioneer and leading global provider of integrated Automatic Identification and Data Collection solutions that leverage barcode and RFID technologies. SATO manufactures innovative, reliable auto-identification systems and offers complete solutions to businesses by integrating hardware, software, media supplies and maintenance services. Customers rely on SATO for accuracy, labor and resource savings helping to preserve the environment.
Scansource, Inc. ( NasdaqGS:SCSC ) is the leading international distributor of specialty technology products, consisting of seven sales units in North America, Latin America and Europe. ScanSource POS and Barcoding in North America, Latin America and Europe delivers AIDC and POS solutions; Catalyst Telecom in the U.S., and ScanSource Communications in North America and Europe, provide voice, video and converged communications equipment; and ScanSource Security in North America offers physical security solutions. Scansource offers RFID readers, printers, tags, software and accessories. RFID Products
SIRIT Inc. ( NYSE:FSS ) is a leading designer, developer and manufacturer of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology for applications such as Tolling, Electronic Vehicle Registration, Parking and Access Control, Asset Management, Cashless Payments and Supply Chain Systems. For over 16 years, Sirit has been delivering proven and reliable solutions used daily by millions of people around the world . Sirit is a unit of Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE: FSS), in its Federal Signal Technologies Group (FSTech).
SPAR Group, Inc. ( NasdaqCM:SGRP ) is a diversified international merchandising and marketing services Company and provides a broad array of services worldwide to help companies improve their sales, operating efficiency and profits at retail locations. The Company provides merchandising and other marketing services to manufacturers, distributors and retailers worldwide, primarily in mass merchandiser, office supply, grocery, drug, independent, convenience, electronics, toy and specialty stores, as well as providing furniture and other product assembly services, in-store events, radio frequency identification (“RFID”) services, technology services and marketing research. The Company has supplied these project and product services in the United States since certain of its predecessors were formed in 1979 and internationally since the Company acquired its first international subsidiary in Japan in May of 2001. Product services include restocking and adding new products, removing spoiled or outdated products, resetting categories “on the shelf” in accordance with client or store schematics, confirming and replacing shelf tags, setting new sale or promotional product displays and advertising, replenishing kiosks, providing in-store event staffing and providing assembly services in stores, homes and offices. Other merchandising services include whole store or departmental product sets or resets (including new store openings), new product launches, in-store demonstrations, special seasonal or promotional merchandising, focused product support and product recalls. The Company operates throughout the United States and internationally in 10 of the most populated countries, including China and India.
STMicroelectronics NV ( NYSE:STM ) is a global leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications with innovative semiconductor solutions. ST aims to be the undisputed leader in multimedia convergence and power applications leveraging its vast array of technologies, design expertise and combination of intellectual property portfolio, strategic partnerships and manufacturing strength. ST provides a wide range of radio-frequency identification (RFID) devices for a large variety of applications such as mass transit, libraries, access control, brand protection, anti-counterfeiting, industrial asset tracking, healthcare, and more. ST's RFID and RF memory products use advanced EEPROM memory technologies that provide the required level of reliability and quality. They are based on the 13.56 MHz carrier frequency band. The short range products (SR) support the ISO 14443 standard and provide an operating range of up to 10 cm. The long range products (LR) support the ISO 15693 standard and provide a range of up to 1 meter.
Texas Instruments Inc ( NYSE:TXN ) semiconductor innovations help 80,000 customers unlock the possibilities of the world as it could be – smarter, safer, greener, healthier and more fun. Our commitment to building a better future is ingrained in everything we do – from the responsible manufacturing of our semiconductors, to caring for our employees, to giving back inside our communities. Texas Instruments Radio Frequency Identification Systems is an industry leader in RFID technology, and the world's largest integrated manufacturer of TI-RFid tags, TI-RFid smart inlays, and TI-RFid reader systems. With more than 1 billion RFID tags manufactured, TI-RFid technology is used in a broad range of RFID applications worldwide. TI is an active member of many standards bodies, including ISO, ISO/IEC, ECMA International, ETSI, and several national standardization bodies working to drive the adoption of global standards for RFID technology.
TowerJazz ( NasdaqGM:TSEM ) Tower Semiconductor Ltd., the global specialty foundry leader and its fully owned U.S. subsidiary Jazz Semiconductor, operate collectively under the brand name TowerJazz, manufacturing integrated circuits with geometries ranging from 1.0 to 0.13-micron. TowerJazz provides industry leading design enablement tools to allow complex designs to be achieved quickly and more accurately and offers a broad range of customizable process technologies including SiGe, BiCMOS, Mixed-Signal and RFCMOS, CMOS Image Sensor, Power Management (BCD), and Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) as well as MEMS capabilities. To provide world-class customer service, TowerJazz maintains two manufacturing facilities in Israel, one in the U.S., and one in Japan with additional capacity available in China through manufacturing partnerships. S ilicon partner for manufacturing Tego's addvanced high memory passive RFID chip.
TriQuint Semiconductor ( NasdaqGS:TQNT ) is a leading global provider of innovative RF solutions and foundry services for the world's top communications, defense and aerospace companies. People and organizations around the world need real-time, all-the-time connections; TriQuint products help reduce the cost and increase the performance of connected mobile devices and the networks that deliver critical voice, data and video communications. With the industry's broadest technology portfolio, recognized R&D leadership, and expertise in high-volume manufacturing, TriQuint creates standard and custom products using gallium arsenide (GaAs), gallium nitride (GaN), surface acoustic wave (SAW) and bulk acoustic wave (BAW) technologies. The company has ISO9001-certified manufacturing facilities in the U.S., production in Costa Rica, and design centers in North America and Germany. The company's RFID Products include readers and accessories.
Tyco International Ltd. ( NYSE:TYC ) is a diversified, global company that provides vital products and services to customers around the world. Tyco is a leading provider of security products and services, fire protection and detection products and services, valves and controls, and other industrial products. Subsidiary ADT's RFID security systems are based upon the premise that no single RFID technology is best suited for all the market requirements that exist. ADT is committed to providing RFID solutions that are modular, flexible and open. These solutions allow users to select the product and service that best fits their needs and resources. ADT's RFID approach is to offer radio frequency identification solutions that work with industry–standard protocols — and that allow users to expand, update, and upgrade their RFID networks as the technology evolves and their business grows.
UPM-Kymmene Corp. ( OTCPK:UPMKY ) UPM RFID has been developing RFID technology since 1997. In just a decade, UPM has grown to become a globally leading manufacturer of passive HF and UHF RFID tags and inlays for high-volume applications such as supply chain management, pharmaceuticals, transportation as well as mass transit and event ticketing. UPM manufactures RFID products in Fletcher in the USA and in Guangzhou, China.
VeriSign Inc. ( NasdaqGS:VRSN) VeriSign provides comprehensive RFID Consulting services to the public sector, consumer goods, retail and healthcare industries, helping leaders in these markets leverage RFID data to drive more effective promotion management, new product introduction and improved inventory management. In addition, through the recent acquisition of inCode Telecom Group, Inc., VeriSign has expanded its set of RFID offerings to include several solutions targeted at the Manufacturing and Distribution sectors. With regulatory compliance issues and asset management becoming of increasing importance in multiple industries, more and more organizations are looking to VeriSign's Enterprise Solutions group to offer a single point of expertise for RFID technologies, products, and services.
VUANCE Ltd . ( OTCPK:VUNCF ) provides active radio frequency identification products primarily to system integrators and distributors in Europe, the United States, and Israel. It offers PureRFid Suite, a location position system solution that provides secure and precise means to identify, locate, track, monitor, count, and protect people and objects, including inventory and vehicles.
Zebra Technologies Corp ( NasdaqGS:ZBRA ) gives customers visibility of critical assets, people and transactions through a broad range of printing and location technologies. Our bar code, card, kiosk and RFID printers as well as real-time location solutions have made us a recognized global leader in providing enabling solutions that identify, track, and manage critical assets, people and transactions for improved business efficiencies.