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Juniper Systems established a partnership with Industrial Networks this month after an extensive, collaborative effort in integrating ATA/AEI long-range UHF RFID tag readers into the Mesa 2 Rugged Tablet. As the only existing solution of its kind, it will serve as a complete identification and tracking system for the railroad industry, as well as other industries requiring long-range UHF RFID tag reading.

Industrial Networks President Jimmy Finster contacted Juniper Systems seeking a sleek and innovative option that included a solid rugged handheld with ATA reading capabilities and an all-day battery life and the Mesa 2 jumped at the opportunity. What a showoff.

For those unfamiliar with our latest rugged tablet, The Mesa 2 with ATA UHF RFID runs on a complete Windows 10 operating system, allowing users to operate the rugged tablet as a full desktop computer. Its Class 1, Div II classification ensures it’s built to be used in hazardous locations, while its IP68 rating provides the highest-rated protection against water and dust.

The current standard solution for tracking and identification systems in the railroad industry is a Windows Mobile handheld with an external RFID antenna. With an increased battery life and Windows 10 capability, Industrial Networks was pleased to look into this product, as new solution able to fit the high demands of the railroad industry.

Here at Juniper we’re excited about both the product we’ve created and a long-term partnership with Industrial Networks.

For more information call 435-753-1881 or email sales@junipersys.com

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About Industrial Networks:

Industrial Networks is the leading provider of railyard automation and data acquisition systems for manufacturing and shipping operations in North America. Their expertise touches operations run by rail shippers, short line and Class I railroads, trucking, and more. The close relationship with Bourque Logistics, the leading provider of rail transportation software to shippers in North America, provides over 75 years of experience providing state-of-the-art rail automation. For more information, visit inetlp.com.

Mesa 2 with RFID

Now you can have the ruggedness and dynamic processing capabilities of our new Windows 10 Mesa 2 Rugged Tablet combined with the power of RFID. That’s right, the Mesa 2 with built-in RFID is now available for pre-order, allowing you to capture data-rich readings from multiple RFID tags in seconds. No Bluetooth pairing, no extra accessories needed. Continue Reading…

 

Horse with Archer Field PCIn our service department, an Archer Field PC recently came in for repair with an interesting story attached. The customer it belonged to—Fort Supply— is a partner of ours and provides hardware and software solutions to customers in Livestock & Animal Health Management, Factory Maintenance, Mining, and Agronomy. The Archer had a cracked screen and damaged keyboard. Continue Reading…

HF or UHF? Which RFID frequency do I use?From those who are new to the world of RFID and rugged handheld computing, one of the most common questions I hear is “Which RFID frequency should I use: HF or UHF?” In this post, I’d like to help make this decision process a little bit easier. There are lots of different applications that use both HF (high frequency) and UHF (ultra-high frequency) RFID. And, like most options we have to choose between, each frequency has different pros and cons, so it really depends on what’s important for your specific application. Continue Reading…

Mesa with IDBLUE RFID reader

Mesa with IDBLUE RFID reader

Have you ever tasted two things that just went perfectly together? I mean, they taste delicious on their own, but together, they forge some sort of new and exciting synergy that just downright tickles the tastebuds? This happened to me once. I had these extraordinarily sweet, ripe strawberries (I think they may have been a close relative of the Forbidden Fruit) and I ate them with a gourmet goat milk gouda cheese. You know, the smooth, velvety kind? And ohhh myyy…  Simply stated, something amazing happened.

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