The Business case for Active RFID (Active RFID Summit USA 2006)

Mr Campbell Tingey, Chief Operating Officer
Wavetrend, United Kingdom


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Presentation Summary

  • The benefits of active RFID technology
  • Payback and return on investment (ROI) from Active RFID implementations

Speaker Biography

Campbell Tingey joined Wavetrend in January 2004 and has been responsible for manufacturing and logistics, finance and administration. Campbell is currently leading the US operations for Wavetrend and is responsible for the expansion of Wavetrend's Washington DC office and growth of the Accredited Channel Partner network in North, South and Central America. Prior to Wavetrend, Campbell was a Principal at Frontiers Capital, a UK based Venture Capital fund. He was a co-founder of Frontiers Capital in 2001 which was formed as a result of a spin-out of Carphone Warehouse Plc's corporate venture fund. Previously Campbell spent seven years in investment banking with leading institutions including CSFB.

Company Profile

Wavetrend is a world-leading provider active RFID technology,providing hardware solutions for many markets including; healthcare, transport, construction and aviation.
Wavetrend technology enables real-time asset monitoring and tracking over distances of less than 1 metre to greater than 250 metres. The addition of sensors to detect, for example, vibration or changes in temperature, enables assets to communicate their location and condition using secure transmission protocols for maximum security.
At the core of Wavetrend's technology is an open platform architecture, which is highly scalable and simple to integrate. By refusing to restrict our product range to a single frequency, protocol or tag form factor, we are able to offer the most flexible and dynamic active RFID product range in the market.