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Vendor Name:
Symbol Technologies

Address:
432 St Kilda Road
Melbourne VIC 3004

Contact Details:
Antony Edwards, Systems Engineer
Tel: (03) 9862 7091
Fax: (03) 9862 7001
Mob: 0408 564 320
edwardsa@symbol.com

Website:
www.symbol.com

Comments:
Symbol technologies is the largest supplier of barcode scanners in the world. They also are a major supplier of wireless LANS, and other "mobility" solutions. They have also entered the RFID market by offering readers, including a reader which is integrated within a mobile computer (MC9000-G), that also includes a barcode scanner in the same unit (operates in dual mode), and also a Distribution Center 400 (DC 400) RFID dock door portal solution.

CHIPS & TAGS
Symbol Technologies also recently completed the acqisition of Matrics Corporation. Matrics is one of the major manufacturers of RFID technolgies, including readers and Tags, and is a major competitor to Alien. Information about Matrics can be found on the Matrics website www.matrics.com, however, from January 1, 2005, this information will be migrated to the Symbol Technologies website.

READERS
Symbol has significantly increased its RFID product range with the acquisition of Matrics. The products marketed by Symbol include:

SERVICES
Symbol Technologies claim to provide consulting services for barcode scanners, RFID, and wireless computing applications, including project management and specialist technical consulting.