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Posted: Oct 20, 2010

Advanced ID Enters Joint Venture with Solrayo and Enable IPC to Develop State-of-Art UHF RFID Tags

(Nanowerk News) Advanced ID Corporation, a global provider of radio frequency identification (RFID) tags and readers, is pleased to announce a development partnership with Solrayo Inc. and Enable IPC Corp. This joint venture will adopt ultra capacitor technology for specifically designed UHF RFID tags to improve signal strength and read range. This new tag will solve a major problem in the RFID industry. The typical UHF RFID tag has a read range closer to five feet under real world conditions and this limits the use of passive tags for many applications. The ultra capacitor assisted UHF RFID tag being developed by this joint venture will have what the industry wants: durability, small size and a massively upgraded read range of 25 feet to as much as 60 feet. The tag will provide the equivalent of a battery assisted passive RFID tag using a passive energy storage device that can be wirelessly recharged as required. The ultra capacitor developed by Solrayo offers a green energy management solution when used with solar, wind and automotive applications.
"The Enable IPC/SolRayo ultra capacitor technology is ideal for the RFID application," said David Walker, CEO of Enable IPC Corporation. "The idea of longer read ranges and quickly charging the power device is very attractive in this market. We are pleased to be working with a company with the experience and expertise of Advanced ID Corporation."
Dan Finch, President of Advanced ID commented, "Our technicians reviewed the Solrayo's ultra capacitor technology and their electrical characteristics, size and ultimate cost per unit makes it very attractive for AIDO use. We believe that the company is poised to redefine the capabilities of passive UHF tags in industries that are challenged with read range issues. Reading an RFID tag from 60 feet that normally can't be read beyond ten feet using our standard UHF RFID readers clearly increases the value of RFID in the asset management industry. By mid 2011 the company will offer the product in cattle management, cargo/package tracking and student tracking. With an $8 billion RFID market forecasted over the next four years, now is the time to provide value-added solutions in the industry."
About Advanced ID Corporation
Advanced ID Corporation, (www.advancedidcorp.com) provides global RFID solutions. Areas of focus include the industrial supply chain using the Company's proprietary technology for RFID tags and readers, which have been developed in cooperation with its Advanced ID Asia Engineering development partner in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
About SolRayo, Inc.
SolRayo, Inc. (http://www.solrayo.com) is a Madison, Wisconsin-based company focused on developing new nanoparticle based materials for use in various renewable energy, industrial, consumer, and automotive applications. The Company is currently working to commercialize an ultra capacitor technology licensed from the University of Wisconsin. SolRayo is a subsidiary of Enable IPC Corporation.
About Enable IPC Corp. (Intellectual Property Commercialization)
Enable IPC (http://www.enableipc.com) provides efficient, streamlined strategies for turning technologies into products and bringing them to market. The company seeks to turn technologies into products and is a transparent, fair turnkey partner for sub-licensing and joint development with other companies.
Source: Advanced ID Corporation (press release)
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