Emeryville, CA. Innovative announced today the successful implementation of the Sierra Item Status API at Robbins Library in Arlington, Massachusetts. The integration between Sierra and RFID technology from D-Tech International USA allows patrons to check in, check out, and renew RFID-tagged items with Innovative's Express Lane self-check. Robbins Library patrons can also process items from other members of the Minuteman Library Network in the same transaction as local books and media.
"We are excited to partner with Innovative to provide fast and accurate RFID scanning to their customer libraries," says Emmett Erwin, Vice President and General Manager of D-Tech. "Arlington library staff were able to start using D-Tech's RFID system right away because minimal training is required. By using the Item Status API to integrate our technologies, we help provide an added convenience to patrons that will encourage them to keep coming back to their library."
"This new integration between Sierra and D-Tech has created a better experience for library users, which is essential to libraries," says Hilary Newman, Vice President of Library Success. "With Sierra's open architecture, libraries have greater choice and the ability to quickly implement the exact solution they need."
About Robbins Library
Robbins Library is a vital community center for all. We create opportunities for lifelong learning, personal fulfillment and enjoyment that make Arlington a great place to live, work, study, and visit. We are committed to services that anticipate and respond to the needs and interests of all who use the library. On the Web: https://www.robbinslibrary.org.
Launched in 2002 by Managing Director Marvin Crisp, D-Tech International Ltd is a privately owned company and is one of the UK's leading suppliers of high performance technology products and services for public space locations in the UK and overseas. Our success has been built in the library sector but in recent years we have seen an increase in cross-sector demand for our EM, RF, RFIQ and RFID technologies for tracking, managing, protecting and forecasting demand. With an impressive record of continued success we have earned a reputation as creative solution providers and forward thinking developers of new products to meet the needs of rapidly changing consumer demands. On the Web: www.d-techinternational.com.
Innovative (www.iii.com) is dedicated to providing leading technology solutions and services that empower libraries and enrich their users worldwide. Innovative offers one of the broadest and most complete portfolios of library automation products on the market today. Headquartered in Emeryville, California, Innovative serves thousands of libraries in 66 countries and has offices around the world.