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Beef Stocker USA 2013 Survey of the Animal Identification Industry
 

Responding Company: I.D. ology
Survey Section: Stationary


 

Company:

I.D.ology
    

 

Manufacture Stationary Reader:

Halo Reader - Chute Side

CrossFire Reader - Alleyway

 

Available for Purchase:

Yes
    

 

ISO 11785 Compliant:

Yes
    

 

Tag Recommended:

ISO Implant PELITs for Dairy cows

ISO tags - all tags approved by CCIA including those from Dalton , Destron, and Allflex    

 

Location (1):

Feedlot Chute side
    

 

Antenna Type:

20 Diameter
    

 

Average Read Range :

24 Perpendicular to Halo Reader

 

Location (2):

Alleyway
    

 

Antenna Type:

4' x 4'
    

 

Average Read Range :

36" CrossFire removes the problem of tag orientation with a Tornado like read field.
    

 

Reader Speed:

3 millisecond Read;
    

 

Wired/Wireless:

Wired with wireless to facilitate installation
    

 

Hardware Required to Enable:

Mounting brackets, laptop to read and write
    

 

Software Required to Enable:

Any database software that accepts RFID input or that will interface with our Cow/Calf, Feedyard, or DairyMaster systems.
    

 

Power:

12 volt DC or 110 volt AC. A heavy duty car battery will last a long time.
    

 

Added Features:

The large stationary reader generates a rotating read field in order to read the tags in any orientation significantly increasing the read accuracy.
    

 

Scale Head/Load Bar:

Any electronic unit, like TruTest, DigiStar and Weightronics.
    

 

Cost:

Chute reader/writer = $780; Alleyway CrossFire Reader = $4500
    

 

Readers in Packing Plants:

Not at present but these systems are being considered.
    

 

If NO, RFID Readers:

Readers for ISO 11784 - 11785 as well as for other standards.
    

 

Comment:

 

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