RFID Europe 2008
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Sponsors and Exhibitors

Sponsorship and exhibiting opportunities are now available. For further information please contact:

 

Ricky Purnell
Sales Manager
r.purnell@IDTechEx.com

+ 44 (0)1273 777134 (UK)


 
Gold Sponsor

Scanology
Scanology is a specialist provider of identification and tracking systems to the European market.
 
Our team contains both skilled technicians and experienced business users.
 
Our mission is to minimise the business risk of our clients by providing complete visibility of their assets and processes.
 
We achieve this by
  • Practical advice on use of RFID (passive and active) and barcode data capture systems
  • Design and delivery of applications software
  • Innovative sensor systems to record critical aattributes e.g., temperature, shock, real-time location
  • Vehicle fleet management and mobile worker monitoring
  • Secure data storage and on-line reporting of process status
  • Quality Assurance services to maximise performance of RFID and barcode systems
 
Specialist consultancy on
  • identification technologies and standards
  • logistics systems implementation and change management.
  • RFID antennae design
 
Areas of expertise include
  • Airport baggage handling
  • Care in the community logistics
  • Diamond tracking
  • Food traceability
  • Printing/encoding of smart labels.
  • Barcode and RFID QA
  • Standardisation (ISO, ETSI, CEN, GS1).
 
Silver Sponsors

Conductive Inkjet
 
CST of America Inc
CST develops and markets software for the simulation of electromagnetic fields. Its products allow you to characterize, design and optimize electromagnetic devices all before going into the lab or measurement chamber. CST's customers operate in industries as diverse as Defense, Telecommunications, Automotive, Electronics, and Medical Equipment.
 
Impinj
Impinj, Inc. is the world's leading innovator in UHF Gen 2 RFID solutions for both item-level and supply-chain tagging. Impinj draws on its technical expertise and industry partnerships to deliver a wide range of products and solutions, comprising high-performance tag chips, readers, reader chips, software, antennas and RFID subsystem integration. Impinj's products provide robust performance, integration and cost effectiveness to a global customer base across numerous vertical markets with applications including inventory management, asset tracking, authentication and serialization.
 
Leonhard Kurz Stiftung & Co KG
With more than one hundred years of experience in hot stamping, KURZ is a world leading company in thin layer technology.
 
KURZ now offers an innovative new product: SECOBO® high-performance antenna foils for applications including paper tickets, plastic cards and mobile phones. SECOBO® antenna foils can be applied to a wide range of substrates and represent a durable and high-quality technology platform for typical contactless applications.
 
KURZ is committed to the development of new technologies for the markets of tomorrow. For further information on SECOBO® and other innovative new products from KURZ please contact Thorsten Hepp, Marketing and Sales Manager, Thorsten.Hepp@kurz.de.
 
MBBS SA
MBBS is a Swiss company with 13 employees and 9 patents.
MBBS is Leader in through-metal RFID technology for harsh environments
  • Read and write through metal RFID capability
  • TAGs resistant to very stringent conditions (high temperature (240 °C), steam sterilisation at 134°C, high pressure (2000 bar), corrosive chemicals, abrasion...)
MBBS has established solutions with market leaders
  • Brainlab for their computer assisted surgery solution
  • Sateco for their formworks
  • Bugatti for their eyeglasses
MBBS has products and solutions for healthcare, industrial and luxury applications
  • Hospital sterilisation market
  • Medical devices market
  • Conveyor belts, Building equipments, watches
 
Omni-ID
Omni-ID has developed original, patented technologies for on-metal and visual tagging to enable a broad range of applications to improve asset tracking, supply chain management and material flow management. Omni-ID is the leading supplier of RFID tags and ProVIEW material flow management solutions for Manufacturing & Logistics, Energy, IT Assets and Tool Tracking. Omni-ID's versatile family of products provides a complete range of tags and solutions for tracking and identification challenges, with unprecedented accuracy, in any environment. For more information, visit www.omni-id.com External Link.
 
Sonitor Technologies Inc
Sonitor Technologies, recently named North American RTLS Emerging Company of the Year by Frost and Sullivan, offers a unique ultrasound IPS (Indoor Positioning System) that automatically tracks the real-time location of moveable equipment and/or people in complex environments with 100% room-level, or sub room-level (such as bed-level) accuracy.
Due to the unique attributes of ultrasound there is no risk of electromagnetic interference with other equipment. The low quantity of data transmitted from the Tags requires minimal LAN bandwidth so existing wired or wireless LAN can easily be leveraged. The Sonitor IPS, now chosen by more than 30 hospitals, is fully, easily and quickly scalable.
 
Traak Systems Ltd.
Traak Systems is focussed on delivering high performance complex event processing based solutions for the growing RFID and sensor network markets. By employing highly optimised techniques to process the raw data, we can avoid the potential data overload that can occur when deploying these powerful technologies. Our solutions can help to visualise complex environments such as airports, hospitals and manufacturing plants. With our roots in the University of Edinburgh's top rated School of Informatics, we have access to some of the leading researchers in the UK. We won a prestigious SMART:Scotland Award from the Scottish Government last year in recognition of our core technology and subsequently received investment funding from Braveheart Investment Group. We are a partner of leading companies such as Motorola, Microsoft, Oracle and Ekahau
 
PowerID
PowerID is the industry leader in the field of Battery-Assisted, Passive (BAP) RFID. The company provides reliable and cost-effective BAP RFID labels for selected applications in industries involving freight, metals, chemicals, paper, people tracking, and cold chain.
 
With corporate headquarters in Israel, PowerID is a privately-held company backed by first-tier investors such as Partech International, Apax Partners, Clal Industries and Investments, Amadeus Capital Partners, Infinity Venture Capital, and Bank of America.
 
Bronze Sponsors

Bemrose Booth
BemroseBooth provides RFID products and services for mission critical applications.
 
BemroseBooth specialise in custom RFID constructions with flexibility on frequency, chip types, materials, adhesives and additional security features.
 
We have millions of tags in daily use.
 
Our range of products and services includes: RFID labels, tickets, smartcards, mount on-metal tags, ruggedised tags, bespoke tag design, bureau personalisation and fulfilment services.
 
BemroseBooth's RFID strategy is based on collaboration with world-class industry experts, chip providers, systems integrators and equipment manufacturers. We maintain a technology neutral position and work with a wide range of partners to develop the most effective RFID product solutions for individual customer needs.
 
CAEN RFID
CAEN RFID is an Italian company, leading supplier of UHF RFID readers and tags. The company was born as a spin-off of CAEN, a world-leading company with 30 years of experience in electronics for nuclear and particle physics. A totally internal expertise and know-how on Radio Frequency electronics and related Software has allowed CAEN RFID to become rapidly a leader in Europe.
As an active participant of ETSI and EPCGlobal working groups since 2004, CAEN RFID is committed to provide customers with state-of-the-art readers and tags that meet ISO/EPC standards and ETSI requirements and outperform its competitors.
 
Coronis Systems
Coronis Systems designs and develops ultra-low-power long-range wireless solutions and platforms for OEMs and integrators.
 
The company is the creator of Wavenis a highly optimized wireless platform based on the Wavenis RF core and wireless connectivity protocol. Coronis Systems offers system integrators a complete line of wireless products and development platforms for creating custom devices in many markets. With its proven industrial maturity, Wavenis is surfacing as the ideal ultra-low-power and long-range solution to complement Bluetooth and Wi-Fi technologies.
 
In keeping with its initial long-term strategy, Coronis Systems is now opening Wavenis specifications for industry-wide standardization. Purely as a wireless connectivity platform, Wavenis offers a powerful foundation for a wide range of application protocols wishing to extend their performance with truly ultra-low-power, long-range, reliability, robustness and coexistence features.
 
Ekahau
Ekahau Inc. is the industry leader in providing WiFi-based RTLS and site survey solutions. Ekahau's customers, including several Fortune 500 companies worldwide, are realizing the benefits of WiFi based location services and innovative WiFi network planning and optimization tools. Ekahau's solutions are being used in more than 150 hospitals around the world, as well as by manufacturers, mining/oil/gas companies, government agencies and the military. Ekahau partners include wireless software developers, leading system integrators and international OEM partners, who develop and market wireless enterprise applications. Ekahau is a U.S.-based corporation, with offices in the USA, Europe and Asia.
 
Friendly Technologies
Friendly Technologies is a UK start-up developing a radically new approach to RFID aimed at protecting privacy and security whilst improving tag affordability.
 
Our patented invention renders tags simpler and more reliable, opening up the possibility of using low-density, low-cost tag manufacturing techniques such as printed electronics. This makes our tags ideal for most FMCG applications, specially inventory visibility and anti-counterfeiting.
 
Our technology addresses many of the current challenges that have been encountered by supply chain partners as they seek to reduce costs and streamline operations through RFID.
 
GS1 UK
GS1 UK has driven innovation in the supply chain for over thirty years. It is part of the global GS1 organisation, dedicated to the development and implementation of global data standards and solutions for the supply chain. The GS1 System is the most widely used supply chain standards system in the world. GS1 UK helps industry to implement these data standards through the use of bar codes, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), Global Data Synchronisation (GDS) and electronic business messaging.
 
Mobile Mark (Europe)
Mobile Mark is a leading manufacturer of antennas offering innovative designs and reliable performance. We will exhibit our varied range of products, including wideband covert and miniature surface mount antennas which are suitable for metering applications. Our manufacturing capabilities and production controls ensure antennas are delivered on-time and to specs. Mobile Mark customers include small, specialized manufacturers and major players in the wireless industry.
 
Products and Services:
Data Collection
M2M Communication
Metering Components
Metering Devices
Security
Smart Grid Solutions
 
Soldertec Global
Soldertec Global is a business providing laboratory testing, troubleshooting, and analytical services to the global electronics industry. It is part of ITRI Ltd, a company with extensive research and development expertise based on its long association with the tin industry. It was its tin industry background, and involvement in electronics soldering research, which led the company to develop its expertise and commercial services in the electronics sector.
 
Soldertec Global has modern, well-equipped laboratories, which incorporate an extensive range of testing and analytical equipment. This includes X-ray inspection, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Solderability testing and SIR. These laboratory capabilities and the expertise of specialist staff can provide solutions to a wide range of issues and problems. Soldertec Global is a leading authority on the implementation of lead-free soldering technology and specialises in testing of components and materials for compliance with the RoHS Directive.
 
Sun Chemical
Sun Chemical, the world's largest producer of printing inks and pigments, is a leading provider of materials to packaging, publication, coatings, plastics, cosmetics, and other industrial markets. Leveraging 50 years of experience as a supplier to the printed circuits industry, Sun Chemical has recently commercialized a range of new products for membrane switch, RFID and photovoltaics markets.
 
Toyo Ink Group
The Toyo Ink Group develops a broad array of high-functional, high-value-added materials for printed electronics and industrial applications. Our Rexalpha series of conductive silver pastes used for forming RFIDs and FPCs, leads the field in ultra-thin and low resistance properties. Other cutting-edge products on display are insulators for touch screen panels and FPCs as well as various adhesive films and conductive tapes for EMI shielding applications.
 
Toyo Ink leverages our advanced manufacturing expertise based on our core colorants and resins technology, continuously pushing for improvements. Come see why we have been the leader in print innovation for over a century now.
 
Electronics KTN
Our goal is to support the electronic design community across the UK and to facilitate business partnerships, both within the UK and overseas.
 
We provide a wealth of knowledge and events across a wide range of technology themes on best practice, standards, new techniques or technologies, including innovation, to maintain company growth.
 
We can signpost you to funding, help you find the routes to market, collaborative partners, technologies or research to keep you ahead of the competition.
 
If you are involved at the technology, component, circuit, software, system or product level within the electronics sector, our free-to-join network of companies can help you develop your capabilities and welcomes new members.
 
UK Displays and Lighting Network
UK Displays and Lighting Network was launched in April 2006 as part of the DTI - "Knowledge Transfer Networks' programme. UKDL is a vibrant central hub of activity for the displays and lighting community. Designed to stimulate innovation in the key technology sectors by promoting collaboration, best practice and knowledge sharing between industry and academia. By encouraging partnerships and teamwork, UKDL aims to support science base through to end-users. Positioning the UK as the innovation engine for Europe.
 
UKDL supports and strengthens the UK Displays and Lighting Sector through tutorials, workshops and seminars with training and education embracing all levels of industry, commerce and academia. We encourage commercial and industrial collaborations between members that result in creation of wealth for UK plc through the profitable activities of members.
 
The ninth annual RFID event from IDTechEx, attended by over 350 delegates in 2007!


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CORINNE JENNINGS
Event
Manager
Phone+44 1223 813703
c.jennings@IDTechEx.com
DR PETER HARROP
Chairman

Phone+44(0) 1256 862163
p.harrop@IDTechEx.com
Exhibition
 
RICKY PURNELL
Sales Manager

Phone+44(0) 1273 777134
r.purnell@IDTechEx.com