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People and vehicle access control product company Nortech is now offering a long-range reader based on semi active RFID (radio frequency identification), which enables automatic vehicle identification at distances of up to 10 metres and speeds of up to 125 mph, the manufacturer claims.
The TRANSIT Ultimate from Nedap is a reader designed for security and vehicular access control applications. It is described as suitable for use in staff car parks, for priority vehicle control, industrial site access control, fleet and parking management; and as a solution for tolling systems, distribution centres, bus lane control, taxi-feeder systems and vehicle access control.
The TRANSIT Ultimate offers a built-in antenna, an integrated read range adjustment board and a variety of communication interfaces for integration. The identification lobe of the reader is a directed beam, offering precise determination of the detection area.
To work alongside the TRANSIT Ultimate, Nedap has designed five tags to suit various sites: the Booster, Compact Tags, Window Button and Switch and the Heavy Duty Tag ISO.
The Booster combines long-range vehicle and driver identification at up to 10m. It supports HID prox, EM, Nedap, MIFARE, HID iClass and LEGIC credentials and comes with simultaneous driver and vehicle identification. The Compact Tags are small and credit card sized with identification up to seven metres. It benefits from dual side read capability and has an optional tag holder for windshield mounting.
The Window Button is a long range single ID tag that can identify for up to 10 metres. It is designed to suit the interior of a passenger vehicle and comes with a suction pad to allow for windshield mounting. It also benefits from automatic transmission of vehicle ID. The Window Button Switch long range single ID tag also identifies up to 10 metres and can be mounted with a with suction pad. User activated transmission of vehicle ID is included.
The Heavy Duty Tag ISO is described as a durable and weatherproof RFID tag suitable for applications requiring long range identification in harsh conditions. It is the designers say for the identifying of trucks, trailers, containers and fork lifts and has identification up to 10 metres. Visit www.nortechcontrol.com.