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Trimble Introduces ThingMagic Mercury6 RFID Reader
Low-profile, High-performance, 4-port RFID Reader Offers Extreme Utility Across Indoor and Outdoor Applications
Designed for a Wide Range of Applications
Building on the ease of use, reliability and enterprise-grade performance ThingMagic products are known for, the M6 offers a low-profile form factor, rugged service operating capabilities and the industry's highest transmit power for a Power over Ethernet (PoE) capable reader. These features make the M6 well suited for enterprise, commercial and industrial environments where high performance in a wide range of operating conditions is required.
Key features include:
"Providing customers with superior, high-performance auto-identification and data collection solutions is our primary business objective. In order to succeed, we need to partner with technology providers whose products are reliable, scalable, and easy to deploy," said Robert Fuqua, president and CEO, Atlas RFID. "The ThingMagic M6 delivers the performance and versatility that is required for our varied client environments and key markets, including construction, workforce and organizational planning and automotive manufacturing. We're excited about the new opportunities the M6 will bring Atlas RFID and the market as a whole."
"As the market evolves from the use of one-size-fits-all RFID readers toward highly integrated solutions, ThingMagic continues to broaden its portfolio of RFID readers and development tools to serve established and emerging customer needs," said Tom Grant, general manager of Trimble's ThingMagic Division. "The addition of the Mercury6 to our product line allows our customers to continue to develop and deliver innovative RFID solutions in a variety of form factors across several markets poised for significant growth."
The M6 list price is US$1,395 for the Power over Ethernet model and US$1,545 for the Integrated Wi-Fi model. The M6 is available now. To place orders, please contact ThingMagic sales at: firstname.lastname@example.org or +1-866-833-4069. International dialers call +1 617-499-4090.
About Trimble's ThingMagic Division
Trimble's ThingMagic Division is a leading provider of UHF RFID reader engines, development platforms and design services for a wide range of applications. ThingMagic develops products for demanding high-volume applications and provides consulting and design services to create solutions for challenging applications. ThingMagic's customers include some of the world's largest industrial automation firms, manufacturers, automotive companies, retailers, and consumer companies. Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the ThingMagic business was founded in 2000 by a group of visionary PhD graduates from Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media Lab. ThingMagic is "The Engine in RFID™".
For more information, visit: www.thingmagic.com.
Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location—including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, public safety and mapping. In addition to utilizing positioning technologies, such as GPS, lasers and optics, Trimble solutions may include software content specific to the needs of the user. Wireless technologies are utilized to deliver the solution to the user and to ensure a tight coupling of the field and the back office. Founded in 1978, Trimble is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif.