News | June 12, 2012

Handheld Rugged RFID Reader/Mobile Computer-The Jett


Toronto, Canada - GAO RFID Asset Tracking is offering this handheld rugged RFID reader/mobile computer which operates at a frequency range of 13.56 MHz. It is an ideal solution for a number of vertical markets - asset tracking and inventory management, event attendance or personnel access control, fleet maintenance, in the warehouse or on the hospital floor.

This RFID reader/mobile computer, model 243004, possesses two unique and innovative features of great benefit to the user. Its exceptional antenna allows for reliable reading of tags in practically any orientation overcoming problems associated with tag orientation such as can be found in supply chain applications. As well, the unit contains a brilliant hardware/software scheme, “Software Defined Radio” (SDR) architecture, which future-proofs the RFID reader allowing support for future tags and protocols via a software upgrade while maintain existing hardware. This represents a great potential cost savings. It operates under the powerful Microsoft Windows CE .NET 4.2 OS running on an Intel XScale processor and supports most ISO 14443A, ISO 14443B, and ISO 15693 standard tags.

This rugged handheld RFID reader can read and write tag IDs and data blocks, as well as protect the data on compatible transponders for privacy and security purposes using advanced encryption and authentication techniques. It is fully customizable including options for case color, protective bumpers, keypad, logo tag, serial tag, and cables. Furthermore, the reader is provides a Compact Flash (CF) slot supporting a wide variety of CF-enabled peripheral devices.

This reader/mobile computer belongs to GAO's family of Healthcare Asset Tracking Reader. This line includes 433 MHz Active RFID L-Series Reader with RS232, 13.56 MHz HF Pistol Grip Portable Reader/Writer and USB Enabled HF RFID Reader/Writer. RFID for Healthcare is one of GAO's RFID Solutions which is used in Hospitals and the medical care industry. It adopts asset tracking technology to track equipment, to track patients including baby tracking, to track staff, and to ensure patient's receive the correct medicines and care - all in an effort to reduce expenses and save patient's lives. RFID technology is the key in increasing these efficiencies.

About GAO RFID Asset Tracking

GAO RFID Asset Tracking ( is known for having one of the largest RFID tag and reader lines in the RFID product industry. GAO RFID Asset Tracking's products have been widely used in fields such as personnel access control, asset tracking, logistics and warehouse management.

SOURCE: GAO RFID Asset Tracking