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Press Release: ByWater Solutions [September 23, 2021]

ByWater Solutions partners with FE Technologies to bring RFID support and more to Koha partners

ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced today that they have partnered with FE Technologies to provide support and integration with RFID to enhance the library user experience with Koha ILS.

This integration provides services from FE Technologies that were designed to enhance, automate and modernize library circulation functions, providing self-service to users, efficient staff management, a high level of security to protect your valuable collection, and a fast inventory solution.

Nathan Curulla, CRO at ByWater Solutions recently commented on the partnership.

We are thrilled to partner with another vendor that supports open source software."

ByWater Solutions and FE Technologies first met back in 2019 at the American Library Association Annual Conference when their booths were adjacent to one another and immediately connected over their passion for customer support.

Scotty Gage, Vice President of Sales in the United States, FE Technologies, recently commented on the partnership.

What we love about working with ByWater Solutions and Koha is that shared desire to serve libraries well and to offer solutions that impact the way the library can reach their communities."

About FE Technologies

FE Technologies has grown from 2007 into the most successful supplier of library RFID products in Australasia. Their research and development facility has been at the heart of their growth in RFID technology and they have developed an innovative range of library RFID products. FE Technologies opened a US Office in 2019, in Southlake, TX and their US Team has seen great success. From the Texas office, they support over 150 and counting installations in the US alone and Thousands Worldwide. FE Technologies is passionate about helping libraries do more of the amazing things they do by bringing efficiencies to staff and with our Envoy Self Loan Software, Patron App and Librarian Rover, a second to none Patron Experience to those they serve.

Read more about FE Technologies at https://www.fetechgroup.com/about-us/.

About ByWater Solutions

ByWater Solutions is a full-service, high-quality Open Source support and implementation company dedicated to providing libraries with a lower cost, more advanced level of support for their systems than a traditional proprietary solution can offer. ByWater Solutions has a proven track record in the first-rate implementation and support services with library systems of all sizes for the Koha ILS, Aspen Discovery, Folio LSP, Coral ERM, and Libki PC Management.

Our highly ranked, comprehensive support is what sets our company apart from any other vendor in the industry. Partnering with ByWater Solutions not only lowers the cost of implementation and maintenance of OSS but more importantly empowers libraries by giving them the flexibility and freedom they deserve. For more information please visit https://bywatersolutions.com.

About Koha

Koha is the first open-source Integrated Library System (ILS). In use worldwide, its development is steered by a growing community of libraries collaborating to achieve their technology goals. Koha's impressive feature set continues to evolve and expand to meet the needs of its user base. It includes modules for circulation, cataloging, acquisitions, serials, reserves, patron management, branch relationships, and more.

Koha's OPAC, circulation, management, and self-checkout interfaces are all based on standards-compliant World Wide Web technologies, HTML5, CSS, and Javascript, making Koha a truly platform-independent solution. Koha is distributed under the open-source General Public License (GPL). For more information about Koha, please visit http://koha-community.org/.


Summary: ByWater Solutions announced that they have partnered with FE Technologies to provide support and integration with RFID to enhance the library user experience with Koha ILS. This integration provides services from FE Technologies that were designed to enhance, automate and modernize library circulation functions, providing self-service to users, efficient staff management, a high level of security to protect your valuable collection, and a fast inventory solution.
Publication Year:2021
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Date Issued:September 23, 2021
Publisher:ByWater Solutions
Company:
Company: ByWater Solutions
Permalink: https://librarytechnology.org/pr/26719

LTG Bibliography Record number: 26719. Created: 2021-09-23 10:22:29; Last Modified: 2021-09-23 10:23:20.