Alien Technology and Unisys to collaborate on RFID solutions

MORGAN HILL, Calif., 25 April 2006. Alien Technology Corporation has entered into an agreement with Unisys Corporation whereby the team will deliver radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, products, and services to the global market. The joint marketing and reseller agreement combines Alien RFID readers, tags, and professional services with Unisys infrastructure and server technologies and consulting and integration services.

Apr 25th, 2006

MORGAN HILL, Calif., 25 April 2006. Alien Technology Corporation has entered into an agreement with Unisys Corporation whereby the team will deliver radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, products, and services to the global market. The joint marketing and reseller agreement combines Alien RFID readers, tags, and professional services with Unisys infrastructure and server technologies and consulting and integration services. It also will leverage the RFID Solutions Center Dayton, a division of Alien Technology, for the implementation of mutual solutions.

Under the companies' joint marketing and master reseller agreement, Unisys will sell Alien products and services worldwide as part of comprehensive supply chain visibility solutions for retail, transportation, defense, consumer packaged goods, healthcare, and other industries. Applications will include in-production, in-transport, and in-store visibility; brand and consumer protection; secure commerce, and asset tracking and management.

Alien products covered by the agreement include Alien's RFID tags, the Gen2 EPCglobal-compliant Alien ALR-9800 Enterprise Reader, and battery-assisted passive (BAP) hardware for cold chain management applications.

Unisys will offer its customers the educational services of the Alien RFID Academy, as well as the ability to take advantage of the consulting, implementation, and testing resources of the RFID Solutions Center Dayton.

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