As part of a UHF RFID solution that will automatically indicate receipt of incoming RFID-tagged shipments from select DoD suppliers, ODIN chose Symbol's XR400 series of fixed readers and AN400 antennas. ODIN's total contract value is estimated at $14.2 million and calls for the deployment of passive UHF RFID equipment throughout 26 defense distribution centers globally by the end of 2007.
"Military organizations feel a constant need to increase their efficiency and speed while continuing to provide better support to the warfighter," said Patrick J. Sweeney II, president and CEO, ODIN technologies. "We selected Symbol to support our contract win with the DLA because of its RFID market leadership, supply-chain experience and ability to interoperate with our industry best practice software for scaling RFID networks, EasyReader."Interested in information related to this topic? Subscribe to our weekly RFID eNewsletter.