Turck Announces Smartphone UHF RFID Reader

Turck Announces Smartphone UHF RFID Reader

Turck expands its RFID offering with an economical UHF handheld device. The PD-IDENT handheld provides customers with a lightweight, easy to use smartphone RFID reader system.

Turck expands its RFID offering with an economical UHF handheld device. The PD-IDENT handheld provides customers with a lightweight, easy to use smartphone RFID reader system. The handheld device houses a UHF antenna and connects to the user’s smartphone via the audio port. Additionally, Turck is providing customers with a basic, multipurpose Turck RFID app for their iOS and Android mobile devices (Windows support will be added in the future). As with all of Turck’s handheld RFID solutions, it can be used in conjunction with Turck’s BL ident® RFID system.

Measuring at 159 x 95 x 39 millimeters, the PD-IDENT easily fits in the palm of your hand and allows for the accommodation of a multitude of smartphone designs. The solution also comes equipped with a lithium-Ion battery, which will last up to two hours of active scanning on a charge. The free app can be downloaded from the Apple or Google Play Stores today by simply searching for “Turck RFID”.

 

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