14 11, 2019

Status on European radio regulations for UHF RFID – EN 302 208

November 14th, 2019|Blog, Tech Talk|0 Comments

The radio regulations in Europe are moving forward to the benefit of UHF RFID. In 2018 the European Commission approved the COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2018/1538 on a so-called sequence plan that allows 3 channels in the 915-921 MHz band in Europe for ratification in the 28 members states. In mid 2019 the CEPT REC [...]

6 05, 2019

Measuring tag side bands in ETSI and ISO

May 6th, 2019|Blog, Tech Talk|0 Comments

RAIN RFID is based on ISO/IEC 18000-63 / GS1 EPC UHF Gen2. For the deployment of RAIN RFID products and system several other standards are available. Besides the conformance standards we have performance standards and radio regulations. One important radio regulations standard is ETSI EN 302 208, which is referred by the RED (Radio Equipment [...]

11 04, 2018

The European EPC Competence Center (EECC) and CISC Semiconductor GmbH (CISC) collaborate together to intensify research on “RFID in the Internet of Things (IoT)”

April 11th, 2018|Blog, Media, News|0 Comments

Neuss, Klagenfurt, 11. April 2018 - EECC, the market leader in the development of UHF RFID tag performance test methodology and CISC the leading supplier of UHF RFID measurement and test solutions have decided to collaborate to intensify research on the role of RFID in Internet of Things (IoT). Both the companies are pioneers in [...]

14 03, 2018

Ident Jahrbuch 2018 – RFID Standards 2018

March 14th, 2018|Blog, Media, Tech Talk|0 Comments

CISC CTO Josef Preishuber-Pflügl contributed to the Ident Jahrbuch 2018. The article on RFID Standards 2018 covers all international standardization on RFID including air interfaces, crypto and test. The article is available under in German: ident_Jahrbuch2018 Fachbeitrag RFID Standards.

20 02, 2018

Reader performance testing for RAIN RFID

February 20th, 2018|Blog, News|0 Comments

Passive UHF RFID started around 20 years ago. At that time the read range was around 3 meters and the communication range was limited by the power demand of the tag. Today the market has changed. We currently have RAIN RFID tags exceeding 20 meters. As a result 2017 is the year of change, where [...]

8 02, 2018

Importance of testing in today’s RAIN RFID market.

February 8th, 2018|All, Blog, Tech Talk|0 Comments

Present market 2017 was a great year for the RAIN RFID technology. The technology that started out as a solution to improve inventory management in logistics is now used in different vertical industries. Some of its applications include tracking vital drugs in hospitals, timing races, tracking bags in airline industry, workflow management in industrial manufacturing [...]

10 10, 2017

Another great step for NFC – customer satisfaction through best device interoperability

October 10th, 2017|Blog, News|0 Comments

CISC has extended the capabilities of its NFC Interoperability Test Systems by adding a high amount of new readers as Qualifying Equipment (QE). Last month NFC made another great step forward and is now a de-facto part of every new smartphone. Since September 2017, iOS 11 is as well as Android supporting the NFC reader [...]

24 05, 2017

Josef Preishuber-Pflügl reports on UHF RFID regulations in Europe

May 24th, 2017|Blog, Events|0 Comments

On May 17+18 the LPRA Radio Solutions Conference was hosted by Nedap in Groenlo, The Netherlands. CISC CTO Josef Preishuber-Pflügl, also Vice-Chairman of ETSI ERM TG 34 RFID updated the audience from RFID and SRD industry, as well as regulatory authorities from FCC, ETSI and CEPT ECO about the current status of UHF RFID in Europe [...]

3 03, 2017

Challenges of testing Semi-Passive battery assisted tags.

March 3rd, 2017|Blog, Tech Talk|0 Comments

Semi-passive tags, also known as battery-assisted passive tags, have a battery to power the local circuitry and use the signal sent by the reader to initiate a tag-to-reader communication just like passive tags. Dobkin in the book The RF in RFID UHF RFID explains semi-passive tags achieve a much higher read range and are more reliable to a [...]

27 02, 2017

G&D VISA Mobile Payment Application – A reliable reference

February 27th, 2017|Blog, News, Tech Talk|0 Comments

CISC Semiconductor is working on NFC Interoperability testing and is providing both test equipment and test services since 2012. In the last five years of testing all levels of NFC performance with the different mobile phones, NFC chipsets, smart cards and NFC terminals have been seen. G&D UICCs have always played an important role in [...]

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