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Intermec Demonstrates EPC GEN 2 Technology

Leading RFID manufacturer Intermec last week demonstrated what it is calling the "industry's first working EPC UHF Generation 2 RFID reader."
Dec 03, 2004This article was originally published by RFID Update.

December 3, 2004—Leading RFID manufacturer Intermec last week demonstrated what it is calling the "industry's first working EPC UHF Generation 2 RFID reader." The Everett, Washington-based company was showing the reader to representatives of EPCglobal, the organization in charge of developing the second generation ("GEN 2") RFID standard. Demonstration of standard-compatible products is a last step in the GEN 2 ratification process. The idea is for RFID vendors to develop functioning proof-of-concept prototypes that comply with the new standard specifications, thereby assuring the standard's viability. Intermec demonstrated a firmware upgrade to its IF5 Intellitag RFID model, a reader used widely in German retailer METRO Group's recent RFID deployment.

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