ThingMagic Inceases Reseller Network of Mercury4 RFID Readers

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.-- Leading Developer of Software-Defined RFID Readers Partners With Acsis, Inc., CIT, RFID Global Solutions, and Venture Research to Deliver Mercury4 Readers to End Users Worldwide

ThingMagic, Inc. (, a leading developer of radio frequency identification (RFID), sensing and embedded computing technologies, today announced that it has added Acsis, Inc., CIT, RFID Global Solutions, and Venture Research to its growing list of reseller partners who distribute ThingMagic's line of Mercury4 RFID readers.

ThingMagic's Mercury4 RFID readers feature an advanced software-defined radio operating system (MercuryOS) that allows for simple remote software upgrades for new protocols, including the forthcoming EPC Generation 2. Mercury4 RFID readers also support multiple protocols and multiple antennas, and read any tag, including all variants of EPC Class 1 and 0, as well as Matrics(R) 0+, ISO 18000-6B and Philips UCODE 1.19, with no compromise in performance.

The four new resellers join ADT/Sensormatic, Omron Corp., and Zebra Technologies in ThingMagic's Partner Program, which provides leading suppliers of RFID products with access to ThingMagic's Mercury4 RFID readers, plus pre- and post-sales support, technical expertise and certification, and specialized consulting services. The comprehensive program offers lead generation, product-specific materials and technical support from ThingMagic's team of RFID experts.

"EPC Generation 2 promises to be the next major phase for RFID implementations. As investments in infrastructure increase, companies worldwide require solutions that deliver high-value functionality with today's RFID tags and are also completely ready for next generation capabilities. By partnering with ThingMagic, these resellers gain access to the most advanced RFID readers available - readers that with one simple remote upgrade can fully support EPC Generation 2 in all its iterations, " said Tom Grant, Chairman and CEO of ThingMagic.