¡¡¡¡Shanghai Refine Information Technologies (REFINE), headquartered in Shanghai, China. provides Active and Semi-Active RFID (radio frequency identification) systems for asset management, physical security and supply chain efficiencies. The battery-powered (active) RFID tags locate, identify, track, monitor, count, and protect people, assets, inventory, and vehicles. REFINE i-CollectedTM RFID solutions are supported by patented technologies enable applications including: automatic ¡°hands-free¡± personnel access control, automatic vehicle access control, automatic asset management, and sensor management.
¡¡¡¡REFINE patented i-CollectedTM RFID systems use small, low cost battery powered tags (generically called ¡°active¡± or ¡°semi-active¡± tags) that when activated, transmit a wireless message typically 30 to 300 feet to hidden palm size receivers. The receivers are simultaneously connected (via a standard network) to the enterprise system software, the existing security alarm equipment and standalone management software. The REFINE enterprise software platform provides real-time location displays, automatic inventory counts, custom reports and alerts based on programmable rule-based conditions including automatic e-mail alerting and paging for rapid response.
¡¡¡¡The i-CollectedTM can be used for a variety of enterprise productivity applications including:
personnel access control and tracking
asset management and protection
vehicle access control and payload management
supply chain and logistics
real time location determination
special purpose sensing.