RF IDeas offers EtherNet Industrial Protocol (E/IP) and Power over Ethernet (PoE) Capabilities to pcProx® line of products

  RF IDeas offers EtherNet Industrial Protocol (E/IP) and Power over Ethernet
  (PoE) Capabilities to pcProx® line of products

New category of readers and adapters gives customers options for Power over
Ethernet (PoE) solutions with and without EtherNet IP (E/IP)

Business Wire

PHILADELPHIA -- November 07, 2012

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


RF IDeas Contact:
Rick Landuyt, 866-439-4884
President and CEO
Media Contact:
Bill Higa, (847) 870-1723
Marketing Manager
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