Hitachi Announces New RFID Tag

On October 2, Hitachi announced its release of the industry's first AirLocation II Tag-w, a WiFi active RFID tag for wireless LAN position detection and management of people entering and leaving buildings, which also features an emergency message function. This was reported by CRM Buyer from the Japan Corporate News Network.

The combined features enable thorough and precise management of people entering a building and provide information about the position of individuals within.

In emergencies, the emergency message function allows users to send a message to the control center, automatically informing disaster relief officials of their whereabouts.

The Air Location II Tag-w will be released on October 3 at a price of $179.

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