HID Global, a globally renowned company in trusted identity solutions, has announced two new additions to its broad family of RFID asset-tracking tags. The HID SlimFlex Ultra technical label is optimized for the strongest durability compared to other labels, and the HID Seal Tag edTamper Aura is designed to securely track and trace highly sensitive materials and digitally detects unauthorized access to sealed containers like boxes or crates. “We continue to solve customer challenges across a variety of RFID applications, from monitoring individual items under harsh conditions to ensuring that the seal integrity of secured inventory or high-value commercial shipping goods has not been breached,” said Jean-Miguel Robadey, Vice President of Industrial Smart Components with HID Global. HID SlimFlex Ultra RFID tags HID SlimFlex Ultra RFID tags’ special construction increases durability The HID SlimFlex Ultra RFID tags’ special construction increases durability when mounted to non-metallic flat or slightly curved surfaces. It joins HID’s comprehensive family of High Frequency (HF) and Ultra-High Frequency (UHF) RAIN RFID tags that withstand exposure to harsh elements, chemicals, and extreme temperature for waste management, food distribution applications, and other asset tracking applications. Custom colors are available, as well as 1D/2D barcode and laser-engraving options for special branding or other identification needs. HID Seal Tag edTamper Aura tags Affixed to metal, non-metal items, or containers, HID Seal Tag edTamper Aura tag combines tamper-evident fasteners with RFID technology that transmits item ID, seal status, and a digital notification when a seal is compromised. They can be used for scanning large sets of sealed items such as weapons, racks, controlled medications, or other assets needing protection. The main advantage of the new tag is that users can itemize and detect the status of the assets, without opening the storage container during security checks, using RAIN RFID hand-held or stationary readers. HID’s diverse line of RFID tags HID offers one of the industry’s most diverse and flexible lines of RFID tags and transponders for tracking objects, monitoring activity, and improving processes. Its offering is backed by more than two decades of RFID development and manufacturing expertise.
HID Global, a pioneer in trusted identity solutions announced that qiiosk Ltd. uses its HID NFC Tags to meet skyrocketing demand from restaurants and diners for its product Menu Tile, to give a completely contact-free dining experience. HID NFC Tags With HID NFC Tags, qiiosk was able to respond quickly to the demand for solutions capable of addressing the “new normal” of contactless dining, takeout, and delivery. The company’s enhanced solutions enable restaurant-goers to securely access current menus, place orders, and submit payment simply by scanning a QR code or tapping an embedded NFC tag with an NFC-enabled smartphone or tablet. End-user experience High-quality HID NFC Tags facilitate end-user interactions with qiiosk’s products, providing restaurants and other hospitality venues with robust hardware and best-in-class software for touch-free ordering and payment. High-quality HID NFC Tags facilitate robust hardware and best-in-class software for touch-free ordering and payment “HID NFC Tags now solidly underpin our Menu Tile product and others in development,” said Justin Clark, Director at qiiosk. “We chose the solution due to our experience and confidence in the tags after significant and fierce field trials. We are confident in HID products and use them not only within our organization, but also in organizations we support.” “Fire-and-forget” solution Of particular importance to the Menu, Tile product was the adhesive quality, read rate, and ruggedness of HID NFC Tags, which allowed the company to equip its customers with a “fire-and-forget” solution to address rapidly evolving regulations in the hospitality sector due to the COVID-19 pandemic and increased attention on food allergen issues. Cost-effective With HID NFC Tags, qiiosk was able to quickly upgrade their physical product and produce enough tiles to supply customers. This positioned the company to maintain its high growth by delivering a high-quality product capable of enduring the harsh conditions of bars and restaurants—leading to cost savings and reliability. Touch-free opportunities “We are pleased that qiiosk has leveraged the power of HID NFC Tags to deliver an improved product that provides exceptional results during a time of high demand and great uncertainty,” said Jean Miguel Robadey, Vice President of Industrial Smart Components, Identification Technologies with HID Global. “By integrating HID NFC Tags into its solutions, qiiosk was able to deliver to its customers more touch-free opportunities and the ability to immediately communicate menu changes and even possible COVID-19 exposures to protect their staff and diners.”