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Trolley Scan (Pty) Ltd          Founded 1995

Trolleyponder® /EcoTag® A barcode replacement technology
"The Next Generation of RFID transponders!"
RFID - adding vision to IT systems

"For applications in Logistics, Warehousing, courier parcel tracking, Sports timing, asset tracking, laptop computer monitoring, hospitals, libraries, tyres, trees, pallets, access control, vehicle remote identification, herd animal identification, wild animal tracking, laundry sorting, loyalty cards, container identification, document authentication, toll roads, embedded RF identification of assets,lock tamper detection, EAS and even retail "

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"Systems in a box" Catalogue

RFIDasset management system
Notebook/laptop tracking system
Notebook barrier system to prevent removal of assets
EcoScan Equipment Store monitoring system
Cowtrack Long Range Locating System
Capturing and Analysing video images from CCTV cameras

Hardware Product Catalogue

Brochure on RFID current products in PDF format (120K)

Software Product Catalogue

Catalogue of new software products for RFID readers
Application software & hardware for RFIDasset management system
Application software & hardware for Notebook/laptop tracking system
Application software for monitoring production lines
Application hardware and software for analysing video images from CCTV cameras
Application software for library operation
Application software for access control (person)
Application software for access control (vehicle)
Application software for hospital patient tracking
Application software for sports timing and management

Technical brochure explaining technology

Brochure explaining technology in PDF format (140K)

Incorporating UHF RFID into sports timing system

Brochure on tests of core timing module for sports events(160K)

Buying

Small system of reader and transponders

Summary - different types of readers available
Datasheet - Compact Fixed Reader
Datasheet - Portable battery operated Reader

Summary - different types of tags(transponders) available
Datasheet - ISOcard sized Ecochiptag
Datasheet - Laundry tag
Datasheet - Ecowoodtag for wooden items such as pallets(new)
Datasheet - Long range stick Tags (25 to 30 meter)
Datasheet - Long range claymore Tags (>40 meters)
Datasheet - Long range Stubby BAT Tags (40 meters)

Datasheet - Passive tags for labelling laptop and notebook computers (new)

Datasheet - Patch antenna
Datasheet - OEM Receiver module
Datasheet - OEM Power amplifier
Datasheet - software -monitoring production lines

User Group

Centre of Experts User Group
Leading developers and users are members of the
Developers User Group
Receive regular newsletters about developments

Information

Press Releases
Monthly newsletter(2008 onwards)
Monthly newsletter(prior to December 2008)
PDF version of recent newsletter No 100 August 2014
PDF version of recent newsletter No 99 April 2014
PDF version of recent newsletter No 98 November 2013
PDF version of recent newsletter No 97 May 2013
PDF version of recent newsletter No 96 March 2013
PDF version of recent newsletter No 95 February 2013
PDF version of recent newsletter No 94 January 2013
PDF version of past newsletter No 93 October 2012
FAQs
What is Trolleyponder technology?
Features
Applications
Branders self scanning checkouts
Design philosophy
Brochure on technology
Image gallery

Second source suppliers of our equipment

Other producers of Trolleyponder/EcoTag system

Becoming a producer

Datapack giving all design information
Request information to become a manufacturing licensee
Retail Initiative
Hardware design modules
Patents

Technical developments

White paper on applying UHF RFID systems to sports timing applications
White paper on tracking laptop and notebook computers - Is someone stealing your computers?
White paper on RF spectrum use by different RFID air protocols - Burning up the limited spectrum
White paper on RFID frequency selection - Difference between 125kHz,13.56Mhz,UHF and 2.45GHz
RF spectrum of energising signal
Effects of placing objects in the reader/transponder RF path
Read-only versus read/write reliability
Effects of placing objects in the reader/transponder RF path
VERY low power EcoTag® technology
Impact ofsensitivity on range
Global RFID frequencies for retail
Designing single chip transponders
Technical articles on multiple article RF issues
Design philosophy

Track Record

Industrial design of pedestals for vehicle access project for a car park
Our pedigree and track record in RFID
BRANDERS automatic scanning of supermarket trolleys
WAVERIDER automatic scanning of supermarket baskets
Development of retail technology
First single chip Trolleyponder Transponder

History of the development of the transponder - extracts from eight years of newsletters

Contact information

Contact Trolley Scan
Order a Small system

Internet RFID reference sites

Transponder News

Published papers

White paper on applying UHF RFID systems to sports timing applications
White paper on RF spectrum use by different RFID air protocols - Burning up the limited spectrum

White paper on RFID frequency selection - Difference between 125kHz,13.56Mhz,UHF and 2.45GHz

Zipped Powerpoint (4.1MByte) presentation of lecture entitled- Challenges facing the RFID industry and the future of this industry
Inaugural Afritag conference,Johannesburg, South Africa,9 February 2005

EcoTag® pushes the Range Boundaries in UHF Passive Tags
Smart Labels 2002 conference,Cambridge,UK,Sept 2002

Interesting trivia

Largest trolley in the world

11 August 2014 Development of new range of transponders for RFID-radar

11 August 2014 Using RFID-radar to steer robots

28 April 2014 New rules regarding the transport of Lithium batteries

28 April 2014 Major advance in the conversion of solar energy to useful electricity

13 November 2013 Cellid - new form of global tracking

6 June 2013 Tracking nuclear storage containers

27 March 2013 Choosing the correct RFID operating frequency

5 February 2013 Linking Android tablets to RFID readers

20 July 2012 Radar measurements under computer monitoring

18 April 2012 Marking yachts,boats,soft drink fridges, LDV canopies

18 April 2012 GSM Camera developments

28 Nov 2011 Recent applications - Notebook barrier systems to prevent valuable assets from being removed from premises

28 Nov 2011 How good is the radar range measuring ability

10 June 2011 White paper on applying UHF RFID systems to sports timing applications

31 May 2011 Recent applications - Notebook tracking systems

31 May 2011 Recent applications - Sports timing systems

31 May 2011 Recent applications - Underground service marking

31 May 2011 Recent applications - Movement of structures

21 Sept 2010 New Development - Video data processing - Analysing and finding patterns from real time CCTV video data

15 April 2010 New Development - EcoScan Equipment Store operating system

5 December 2009 New SURVEY mode added to RFID-radar capabilities

24 July 2009 Take Inventory!! Running databases and item location by combining RFID with software

26 May 2009 Huge increase in performance for transponders on metal

9th September 2008 A laptop tracking software/hardware "system in a box"

5th August 2008 Find-a-tag feature added to asset tracking software

28 May 2008 Complete (hardware & software) asset management "system in a box"

28 May 2008 US Military take delivery of Trolley Scan systems

4 April 2008 White paper on tracking laptop and notebook computers - Is someone stealing your computers?

4 April 2008 New passive transponder for tagging laptop computers

1 Sept 2007 Monitoring for slight physical movement of large civil structures (bridges/buildings) continuously-

1 Sept 2007 Fiftieth country to start using Trolley Scan RFID products

25 May 2007 Application software for monitoring production lines

21 November 2006 RFID equipment used in underground mining operations

10 May 2005 A characteristic of UHF RFID systems - Reflected and Transmitted power caused by objects in reader path

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"A universal identification technology for a hungry insatiable market"

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ISOcard version
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Laundry tag version
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Trolley Scan (Pty) Ltd
P.O.Box 59227,
Kengray
Johannesburg
2100
South Africa
Tel (SOUTH AFRICA) 010 237 0676 OR 072 992 6040 OR 010 237 0675
(Note to South African users 010 is a new exchange series for Telkom in Gauteng to extend the 011 series)
Intnl Tel +27 10 237 0676
Fax (SOUTH AFRICA) 086 617 8002
Intnl fax +27 86 617 8002
Contact form for internet contact with Trolley Scan
Email info@trolleyscan.com

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are the TRADEMARKS of Trolley Scan (Pty) Ltd
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