The new label features the use of Impinj’s Monza R6-P RAIN RFID tag chip, which is optimized for serializing items such as apparel, electronics, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, jewelry and other products. The chips support privacy, loss-prevention and brand protection capabilities for retailers and brand owners. Monza R6-P also delivers the industry’s best read range, fastest encoding speed and outstanding data integrity, according to the company.
Windlight is smaller than Checkpoint’s recently introduced Wind label, and works with a range of systems, including hand held, as well as fixed readers such as Checkpoint’s Wirama based Point of Exit (PoE) pedestals (E10 2.0). It features an inlay size of 43mm x 18mm with a label size of 45mm x 30mm, which is midrange for some of the popular apparel form factors. It is ISO18000-6C compliant and can be can be encoded and printed to carry EPC data in several formats, including RFID EPC air protocol, printed barcode and human readable text. Windlight RFID labels are available immediately.
“Our customers have shown strong interest in broadening RAIN RFID categories to include Health/Beauty/Cosmetics,” said Umesh Cooduvalli, senior director, business development, Checkpoint Systems. “The new Windlight as well as the Wind RFID tags are designed to help them realize auto replenishment and inventory management goals.”