EM Microelectronic joins AIM Global
EM Microelectronic joins AIM Global as RFID IC manufacturer with innovative solutions
MARIN, Switzerland, August 18, 2002 - EM Microelectronic announced today that it joined AIM, the Association for Automatic Identification and Data Capture Technologies (www.aimglobal.org). EM Microelectronic is a world leader in Radio Frequency Identification having sold more than 600 Million RFID chips to date. AIM customers will now have direct access to the latest information about the new EM integrated circuits for anti collision tag.
"AIM Global is delighted to welcome EM Microelectronic as a new member. EM is already well known as a world leader in the design and development of RFID Integrated Circuits, and the company is now set to launch a new range of RFID solutions together with its network of partners. AIM members are to benefit by receiving advance bulletins on new RFID product announcements from EM" says Karine Desbant, Manager of Member Services Europe/Middle East/Africa for the AIM Regional Support Center in Brussels.
The EM Microelectronic products cover Low Frequency 125kHz, High Frequency 13.5MHz and UHF 900MHz applications, and come with features such as read-only, read/write, anti-collision and crypto protection. In house IC design expertise and local manufacturing enable EM to provide customised chips and RFID solutions at low cost. For automotive, access and animal markets EM offers chips which produce the best available read range and highest communication speeds on the market.
EM is currently seeking new integration partners throughout the world, so as to expand its offering of complete turnkey solutions. These solutions are offered to end-user customers operating in very large emerging markets, such as pallet tracking and source tagging.
About EM Microelectronic
EM Microelectronic-Marin SA is a semiconductor manufacturer designing and producing ultra low power and low voltage digital, analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs). RFID chips feature read/write, anti-collision, 100kHz-13.5MHz and UHF operation for applications in security and access control, animal ID, logistic and immobilization in automotive. Other chips include voltage supervisors, microcontrollers, smartcard ICs, ASICs, LCD drivers and displays, modules and optoelectronics. With headquarters in Marin (Neuchatel), Switzerland, EM Microelectronic is a member of the Swatch Group Ltd, the world's leading watch manufacturer and marketer, with no fewer than 158 production sites in Switzerland. The Swatch Group Ltd is the official timekeeper and data-handling operator for the Olympic Games in Athens, Torino, Beijing and others. Additional company and product information is available on the world wide web at www.emmicroelectronic.com.
About AIM Global
AIM is the Association for Automatic Identification and Data Capture Technologies. It is recognized as the worldwide authority on automatic identification, data collection and networking in mobile environment. AIM serves more than 1100 companies in 56 countries. It is based in Pittsburgh, USA with offices in Brussels, Belgium and Hong Kong. More info on www.aimglobal.org.