From the Wires
RF IDeas offers EtherNet Industrial Protocol (E/IP) and Power over Ethernet (PoE) Capabilities to pcProx® line of products
By: Business Wire
Nov. 7, 2012 05:00 AM
RF IDeas, Inc., a leading manufacturer of in-building identification and access readers, announces more reader options for both the pcProx and pcProx Plus lines of card readers. Customers can now order pcProx Plus universal card readers that include Power over Ethernet (PoE) along with industrial standard Ethernet IP (E/IP) built-in. Additionally, the entire line of pcProx products will now be available with Power over Ethernet (PoE) options.
When combined with a pcProx Plus reader, the Power over Ethernet (PoE) and EtherNet Industrial Protocol (E/IP) technology gives customers an ODVA certified manufacturing solution in a single reader. These plug-n-play readers offer proven industrial and manufacturing capabilities that meet the stringent requirements of companies like Rockwell Automation.
RF IDeas will also offer the entire line of pcProx readers with Power over Ethernet (PoE) capabilities. The addition of Power over Ethernet (PoE) to a standard reader gives customers in any number of industries more flexibility in how they integrate identification and access into their in-building card needs. As an additional option, a Power over Ethernet (PoE) component will also be available as a stand-alone adapter for pcProx readers.
“Our Ethernet product portfolio demonstrates the commitment RF IDeas has to our customers, with special attention to the industrial and manufacturing sectors,” says Rick Landuyt, President of RF IDeas. “These plug-n-play products make Ethernet integration easy for all customers, from industrial PLCs to a multitude of in-building uses.”
These readers and adapters are ideal for implementation in industrial and manufacturing protocol situations, where communications with a PLC is necessary. The can also be utilized for numerous in-building access and identification solution needs. For more information, visit the RF IDeas website at www.RFIDeas.com.
RF IDeas will be giving technology demonstrations of these new capabilities at the Rockwell Automation Fair, in booth #528, from November 7-8 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Customers are encouraged to stop by to take advantage of the show promotion, a 60-day free trial of the pcProx Plus with E/IP and PoE capabilities.
About RF IDeas:
RF IDeas, founded in 1995, is the innovator of WaveID®, the new standard for badge-based authentication and identification solutions powered by RF IDeas readers. Under the WaveID umbrella, RF IDeas designs, develops, and manufactures a complete line of pcProx® card readers that support nearly every proximity and contactless smart card in use worldwide. RF IDeas readers come in many form factors and are used in numerous applications and OEM solutions including: multi-function printers, kiosks, building and door access, point-of-sale, attendance management and computer logon. In addition to pcProx readers, RF IDeas also offers magnetic stripe card readers, Wiegand Converters and Software Developer’s Kits.
Inc. magazine ranked RF IDeas No. 9 in the Computer Hardware Industry on its Inc. 500|5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. To view a variety of applications utilizing RF IDeas card readers, visit www.youtube.com/RFIDeas. For further information please email: sales@RFIDeas.com and connect via social media at www.Facebook.com/RFIDeas and www.Twitter.com/RFIDeas.
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