Edmonton, Alberta, Canada – July 2008 – Libramation, a leader in providing library automation equipment technology and ergonomic work environments to libraries, announced today a breakthrough in RFID microchip technology. NXP, founded by Philips, the world’s largest supplier of RFID chip technology has launched the ICODE SLI-SY microchip. Libramation is proud to use the Philips chip exclusively for all their RFID projects. In combination with Libramation’s Lib-Chip software, this new chip meets the needs of Special and Academic Libraries by providing a higher level of security and longer lasting performance. The ICODE family of RFID microchips is well known for their excellent RF performance and the new ICODE SLI-SY chip takes that capability to the next level.
Mr. Frank Mussche, President of Libramation indicates that longevity, security and privacy are more and more becoming a focus for these special libraries as they look at implementing RFID technology. This new ICODE SLI-SY chip is the perfect solution that prevents unauthorized access to sections of the on-chip memory and can allow read-only access while providing password access to modify data stored on the chip. This chip is the first ISO 15693/ ISO 18000-3 compliant IC offering privacy protection with specific privacy commands with a 40 years data retention capability and is easily integrated into existing projects and is supported by numerous hardware partners.
To learn more about the new ICODE SLI-SY Microchip, please contact Libramation at 888-809-0099 or www.libramation.com
About NXP, founded by Royal Philips Electronics
Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) is one of the world's biggest electronics companies and Europe's largest, with sales of EUR 30.4 billion in 2005. With activities in the three interlocking domains of healthcare, lifestyle and technology with 161,500 employees in more than 60 countries. News from NXP/Philips is located at http://www.nxp.com/
Libramation is positioned as a leader in library automation equipment technology and ergonomic work environments. We take pride in knowing that our systems and service are continually evolving to meet the needs and expectations of our clients. Libramation’s headquarters in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and has a sister company Kno-Tech in the Netherlands, and is a member of the Lib-Chip Group of Companies. The company’s contemporary and functional automation products include Easy-Check Patron units, Automated Material Handling systems and our Lib~Chip RFID Library and Self Check solutions. Libramation has over 500 systems installed throughout North America, Canada and South America.