PHILIPS Electronics has released an RFID chip compliant with worldwide regulations supporting the EPCglobal standardisation activity for UHF.
The UCODE EPC 1.19 chip for pallet and case identification supports the 96-bit EPCglobal coding standard. The hardware supporting the UCODE EPC 1.19 will also be able to support the G2 specification based on a firmware upgrade.
Users of the chip in the retail and supply chain environment can use the 256 bits of read/write memory to store additional information on the chip. The chip has an anti-collision speed of 150 tags a second.