Barco completed the first phase of the development of RTLS system for asset and people tracking
Barco announces the completion of the first phase of the development of RTLS (Real - Time Locating System) system. This technology based on active RFID is used for asset, goods, equipment or people tracking in a standard WiFi network in real-time. System with the trade name Westico Visibility System offers its users total visibility of assets, which enables reducing operating and investment costs for tracked equipment.
Uh. Hradiste, 6.8.2009, Czech Republic
RTLS technology can be used everywhere, where is useful the knowledge of the exact current location of a tracked object: in the healthcare to track the location of mobile equipment and to increase patient safety; in logistics for tracking goods, shipments, containers and monitoring of transporting conditions; in the automotive industry for tracking in car manufacturing as well as distribution or in retail for shopping carts tracking and analysis of customer behavior. The system also supports efficient data collection based on wireless sensors, the tags are equipped with.
The project is now at the stage of testing. It will be commercially available in the fourth quarter of this year. Further development of this product will be realized in the company Westico Technologies, Inc., which was established with the aim of a close technological and commercial specialization in this product.
This project was conducted with financial support from the state budget through the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
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Barco is an IT solution provider in the field of barcode applications, RFID and wireless technologies in business processes. We specialize in solutions for online warehouse management based on utilization of mobile terminals and wireless infrastructure, development and integration of RFID & RTLS systems for contactless automatic identification a assets and people localization in real-time. Our leading product is online Warehouse Management System SmartStock.WMS. The corporation was established in 1993. Barco is a holder of certificate ISO 9001:2001.
About Westico Technologies
Westico Technologies focuses on development of solutions providing total visibility of assets, people, sensors and other devices within one system. We specialize in systems RTLS (Real-Time Locating System) for asset and people tracking, systems for efficient Wi-Fi sensor based data collection and tracking of assets using RFID tags. The company was founded in 2007.