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RFID offers the ultimate in convenience, ease of use and functionality. Vanguard ID Systems is a premiere manufacturer of custom-made RFID cards, key tags, labels and bands in a variety of shapes and sizes. Our RFID products can also incorporate a bar code and/or magnetic stripe for maximum ease and flexibility for the end user.

We have manufactured RFID products since 1996. All of our products are custom made and individually tested to ensure the highest quality. Our RFID products are available in a variety of configurations, shapes, and sizes.  They can easily be combined with either a magnetic stripe or a bar code, making it easy to transition from those existing systems to the latest RFID technology.

Applications
The applications for RFID products are endless. Current applications for Vanguard’s RFID product offerings include:

  • Improved financial transaction and security programs
  • Major league sports, personalized vending programs
  • Asset tracking
  • Security access control
  • Expedited retail checkout programs
  • Pharmacy customer loyalty programs
  • Grocery customer loyalty programs
  • Kiosk access and mall loyalty programs
  • Vending machine access
  • Secured parking access and vehicle tracking
  • Time and Attendance

 

     

Product details
All of our current RFID offerings operate at high frequency (HF) 13.56 MHz or ultra-high frequency (UHF) 866-954 MHz. They are fully compliant with ISO standards. We utilize commercial RFID inlays or transponders from a variety of manufacturers. Our products feature HF 13.56 MHz ISO/IEC 14443A, 14443B, and 15693, as well as UHF 866-954 MHz ISO/IEC 18000-6C EPC Class 1 GEN 2, both far field and near field (NFC).

We work with all of the major RFID reader, silicon chip, and transponder manufacturers, including:

             

 

            

            

           

        

                  

Our Teslin® products demonstrate superior field performance and durability over PCV cards. Teslin® is a micro-porous, highly filled polyolefin material that affords outstanding adhesive bond strength and thermal/chemical durability. The Teslin® sheet acts like a miniature bubble wrap, protecting the delicate RFID inlay. Independent laboratory studies commissioned by PPG showed that, as a result of this cushioning effect, a Teslin® sheet-based composite card lasts two to three times longer than a PVC card in ISO flexure tests. In addition, the inherent electrostatic dissipation character of Teslin® sheet reduces or eliminates potential damage to the RFID inlay from random static discharge, both during production and in actual use.

                         

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News
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Delta Uses Chip Tags, Tracking App to Tackle Problem of Lost Bags
There's nothing like lost luggage to put a damper on the holiday travel season, but a simple piece of technology being added to some luggage tags could help limit the problem. Just in time for the travel rush, Delta is adding Radio Frequency Identification chips, also known as RFID, to paper baggage tags.
03/28/2016
Alaska Airlines Testing Electronic Baggage Tags With Some Passengers, Crew
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03/25/2016
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Alaska Airlines' research and development team, Customer Experience Labs (CX Labs), has come up with a number of different features over the past few years, focusing on biometric systems to allow automated lounge access and even to streamline boarding. And now, they've turned their considerable engineering prowess to an oft-overlooked part of the travel experience: the humble baggage tag.