GAO Offers Its 433MHz Active Handheld RFID Reader

Toronto, Canada (PressExposure) January 12, 2009 -- GAO RFID Inc. (www.GAORFID,com) recommends its active handheld RFID reader (GAO 214031). This light weight and palm-sized handheld reader is an ideal solution for localization and tracking merchandise, inventory, or other assets.

GAO’s 433MHz active handheld reader is a multi-functional handheld device that can manually scan and program individual tags enabling users to selectively identify a particular tag and change its information. A barcode scanner is an option for users to transit old barcode systems to newer RFID systems. Users can scan a barcode label and write the information to the RFID tag. RS232 and USB Host / Client ports can be used for data communication with a host computer. The RFID reader operates using a dual-frequency method allowing fast and reliable communication. All communication packets use parity bits and cyclic redundancy checks to ensure data integrity.

GAO’s 433MHz Active Handheld Reader provides the following features and benefits:

Light weight handheld reader/writer Selective tag scanning and programming Ability to optionally read barcode labels and writing information to RFID tags Dual frequency for faster and more reliable communication Uses parity bits and cyclic redundancy checks for data integrity

Main specifications of GAO’s 433MHz Active Handheld Reader:

Transmit Frequency: 433MHz Receive Frequency: 916.5MHz, 927MHz, or 868MHz CPU: XScale PXA255, 400MHz Memory: 128MB RAM (SDRAM), 64MB RAM (Flash ROM) Transmit Range: 1.5m (5ft)/30m (100ft) using optional external antennas Receive Range: 3m (10ft)/15m (50ft) using optional external antennas Communications Interface: RS232, USB Client/Host, WLAN, GPRS, Bluetooth Power Requirement: 7.4V 2,000mAh, Lithium-ion gas guage battery External Power: DC 9.5V adapter to AC power source (AC 100V to 240V, 50Hz to 60Hz) Power Consumption: >10 hours

For more information about the 433MHz Active Handheld Reader, please visit or contact For any media queries: Director of Marketing, 416-292-0038 ext 238 GAO RFID Inc. is a member of GAO Group, which also includes: GAO RFID Inc.: GAO Tek Inc.: GAO Research Inc.: WowGao Inc.: GAO RFID Asset Tracking Inc.: GAO Embedded Inc.: [] GAO Instruments Inc.: GAO Comm Inc.: GAO Fiber Optics Inc.:

About GAO RFID Inc.

About GAO RFID Inc.

GAO RFID Inc. is a leading provider of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) hardware and solutions to end users worldwide. GAO RFID combines best of breed with low cost RFID readers, RFID tags and enabling-RFID software. We have a wide variety of RFID readers, tags and antennas in all the RFID technologies, Low Frequency (LF), High Frequency (HF), Ultra High Frequency (UHF, Gen 2) as well as Active and Semi-Passive. GAO RFID's products and services are easily customized for use in Asset Tracking, Health care, Supply Chain & Logistics, Event Management, Access Control, Livestock Tracking, Inventory Control & Management, Field Service, Maintenance and Document Authentication.

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Press Release Submitted On: January 08, 2009 at 8:56 pm
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