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Positek RFID Offering UHF System for Tracking Linens, Textiles - RFID Journal

Positek RFID, a provider of RFID-based garment-tracking systems for the hospitality and garment-rental industries, announced today that it has formed a partnership with Fujitsu Frontech North America to develop an ultrahigh-frequency (UHF) RFID-based solution for Positek's customers.

Currently, almost all of Positek's nearly 100 customers use high-frequency (HF) RFID tags, operating at 13.56 MHz and complying with the ISO 15693 standard, to track linens, uniforms and rental equipment such as mats (the remainder employ bar codes for tracking). But through its partnership with Fujitsu, Positek is now rolling out the ability to track items using UHF tags, which sport a longer read range than HF tags.

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