Tagsys Donates RFID Equipment to College

BURLINGTON, Mass.—Tagsys, a provider of item-level RFID infrastructure, has donated more than $60,000 in RFID equipment to Merrimack College.

According to a release, the donated equipment helps establish an RFID and Automatic Identification (Auto ID) technology laboratory at the only college in the country to include RFID coursework as a core requirement for an electrical engineering undergraduate degree.

Tagsys donated a combination of high-frequency (HF) and ultra-high frequency (UHF) tags, readers, antennas and application stations to Merrimack’s RFID/Auto ID lab, located in the Mendel Center for Science, Engineering, and Technology. The firm also donated RFID “demonstration stations” to help students learn firsthand how RFID is used to track items in manufacturing and supply chain applications in a range of industries.

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