Savi introduces new active radio-frequency identification (aRFID) products

aRFID products include sensors, readers and portable deployment kits

Savi introduces new active radio-frequency identification (aRFID) products

Original Savi Portable Deployment Kit (Photo courtesy of Savi.com)

By Military1 Staff 

Savi has announced nine new pieces of aRFID hardware that can be used to establish a complete aRFID system in a wide range of military environments. These products include new versions of six sensors, two readers and a portable deployment kit.

Four of the recently-introduced Savi sensors have doubled in memory from previous versions allowing for the capture of up to 256 kilobytes of operational data. They include the following:

  • Savi ST – 654 and Savi ST – 656 Data Rich Sensors: Used for storing detailed asset information and tracking shipping containers and vehicles.
  • Savi ST – 674 Environmental Sensor: Protects sensitive perishable items by monitoring environmental conditions.
  • Savi ST – 675 Container Security Sensor: Helps detect theft by keeping tabs on the open/closed state of a container door as well as light let into the container. This sensor also includes GPS.

The two new Savi readers are the Savi ST – 626 Container Door Sensor and Savi ST – 616 Asset Sensor, designed for monitoring shipments in real-time and mounting on a variety of asses types, the company said.

Lastly, the company introduced a new version of the Savi Portable Deployment Kit (PDK). The PDK II weighs around 20 pounds, is self-contained in a transit case the size of a small suitcase and comes with a ruggedized tablet, RFID pod interrogator, NAL satellite modem with GPS, USB cable and power adapters.