Active RFID and Wi-Fi: Integrating Real-Time Location Technology into Standard Networks (Active RFID Summit USA 2006)

Mr Josh Slobin, Director of Marketing
AeroScout, United States


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Presentation Summary

  • AeroScout will discuss how Wi-Fi and RFID are increasingly working hand in hand, and how combining Active RFID systems with existing Wi-Fi wireless networks is enabling customers to reach their Active RFID goals at a lower total cost of ownership.
  • AeroScout will present short case studies of customers in multiple industries (health care, manufacturing, logistics, public spaces) that are benefiting from this converged solution.
  • AeroScout will also discuss the increasing importance of software platform solutions in this space, to bridge the gap between various location technologies and multiple types of user applications.

Speaker Biography

Joshua Slobin directs the strategic, outbound and vertical solution marketing for AeroScout worldwide. He is focused on expanding AeroScout's market leadership through the creation of complete Active RFID solutions for multiple industries. Prior to AeroScout, Joshua worked at Intel, where he led a redesign of the Intel Inside co-marketing program, in order to increase the company's responsiveness to customer and industry trends. He also spent several years at Schwartz Communications, a leading technology marketing firm, where he managed marketing communications efforts for fast-growing clients such as Red Hat and MathSoft. He began his career in the music industry, managing international concert tours.
Joshua is the recipient of several of the marketing communications industry's top awards. He holds a Bachelor's Degree from Yale University, and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Company Profile

AeroScout provides award-winning enterprise visibility solutions that utilize Wi-Fi wireless networking standards to deliver accurate location-based solutions. The AeroScout system includes real-time location services (RTLS), long range Active RFID, telemetry and choke-point visibility all in a single integrated cost-effective infrastructure. AeroScout's standards-based applications locate valuable assets and people in indoor and outdoor environments, enabling customers in numerous industries to drive revenues and cut costs. AeroScout is a privately held company based in San Mateo, CA. For more information, please visit