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Omni-ID Sets Industry Standard -- Launches 3-Year Product Warranty ProgramCompany Announces Extended Warranty as Standard Practice on RFID Tags (October 25, 2011)
ROCHESTER, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 10/25/11 -- Omni-ID, the leading supplier of high-performance, passive UHF RFID tags, today announced that is has launched a new 3-year warranty program -- an industry-leading program for passive UHF RFID tag products that is an extension beyond most standard industry 1-year warranties. Omni-ID customers will now benefit from a free extended warranty on its encased hard tag products including the Prox®, Flex®, Max® and Ultra® product lines.
"Asset tracking and other RFID applications require tags to function over many years," said George E. Daddis, Jr. PhD, CEO of Omni-ID. "We recognize the cost of replacing a tag in the field is very high in both capital and human resources, no matter what the size of your business. Over the years, Omni-ID has been synonymous with quality and durability -- this new program is just one more way we're ensuring that when end users need rock solid RFID tag technology and assurance of supply that Omni-ID is the only choice."
Omni-ID's innovative product development process includes a proprietary testing protocol that includes pre-production testing and 100% testing at three points during production to ensure the stability and durability of the tags and tag components at delivery and in real world deployments. The company employs a Highly Accelerated Life Testing (HALT) program. The HALT testing program includes several weeks of exposure to extreme environmental conditions, as well as repeated cycling between high and low temperatures, ingression testing to insure waterproofing to indicated IP ratings, and high impact mechanical testing -- guaranteeing the highest quality for end users.
"These tags are Marine-proof! We've taken these tags to every clime and place and they perform admirably -- including being splash tested on our amphibious assault vehicles," said Lyle G. Layher, US Marine Corps, Blount Island Command. "Omni-ID's 100% testing process ensures every tag works right out of the box -- that means 100% reliability on Marine Corps and Navy prepositioned assets."
Visit www.Omni-ID.com/resources to download a free whitepaper on Best Practices in RFID Tag Quality Assurance and Testing, which features Omni-ID's best-in-class process.
Omni-ID is the leading supplier of passive, low profile UHF RFID solutions. Omni-ID's patent-pending technology enables a broad range of new applications to improve asset tracking, supply chain management and work-in-process. Omni-ID's family of versatile RFID tags works reliably in the harshest environments, including on, off, and near metal and liquids, and excels in solving tracking and identification challenges with unprecedented accuracy. For more information, visit www.Omni-ID.com.
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