AIM - BlueStar

Report
AIM North America
Association of Automatic Identification
and Mobility
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Don Ertel Background
• AIM Chair NA
• AIM RFID Experts group chair
• AIM history – Member of the AIM board of
directors for over 6 years
• Member of the AIDC 100
• CDO Technologies Inc. Senior Vice President of
Operations
• Over 27 years in the Auto ID industry
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AIM Mission Statement
As the unbiased resource for networking,
education, advocacy and standards, AIM will
help its members grow their businesses by
fostering the effective use of Automatic
Identification and Data Capture (AIDC)
solutions
AIM Vision Statement
Advancing the effective use of automatic
identification and data capture
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AIM Values and Resources
• Advocacy
• Global Network of over 700 Solution
Providers
• Standards
• Over 40 years of leadership in Automatic
Identification and Mobility
• Unbiased • Professional • Innovative
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Representing…
RFID
Mobile
Computing
**Images from Intermec
Barcode
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AIM Board of Directors
• Chuck Evanhoe,
• Michael Poldino, Motorola
Solutions
Evanhoe & Assoc.
(Chair)
• Frithjof Walk, EMEA
Representative
• David Coons, Zebra
• Don Ertel, CDO
• Matt Schler,
Technologies, North
Datalogic Scanning
America Representative
• Mehul Patel,
• Clive Hohberger, Emeritus
Honeywell
• Will Strobel, At Large
• Steve Cuntz, BlueStar
• Rick Schuessler, At Large
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Advocacy & Outreach
AIT Alliance - AIM North America committee advocates
use of automatic identification technologies within the US
government.
Healthcare Committee -AIM North America
committee works to educate constituents on the adoption
of UDI and SNI using AIDC.
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Standards Groups
Technical Symbology Committee (TSC)
• Bar code specifications, standards and
quality guidelines
RFID Experts Group
• RFID implementation guidelines and
technical reports
SC31 Liaison Relationship
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Technical Symbology Committee
(TSC)
Chair: Kevin Berisso, University of Memphis
• AIM bar code specification development
• Color Ultracode – Nearing Final Revision
• Data Carrier Identifiers
• On going maintenance to the document
• Ongoing technical analysis activities
including responding to industry questions
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RFID Experts Group
Chair: Don Ertel, CDO Technologies
• Health Care Initiative
- Effect of RFID on electrical medical equipment
- Development of protocols for testing of all RFID
devices in healthcare environments
• RFID with Explosives & Explosive Environments
- Published a report on the use of RFID in these areas
• RFID Tag Data Content and Structure
- Guidelines on data systems, primary ID and attributes
nearing completion
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RFID Experts Group
NEW REG Work Groups:
Innovation in RFID
Material Handling
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Internet of Things (IoT)
Chair: Denis Bishop, Lowry Computer
Actions include:
• Completion of an introduction presentation on IoT
• Development and publication of white papers
• Revision of Applications Matrix for general
audience
• Development of plan to influence policy makers
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RAIN RFID
www.RAINRFID.org
• An AIM Industry Alliance
• Marketing organization similar
to the Wi-Fi Alliance
• Promotes UHF RFID conforming
to
ISO/IEC 18000-63 and EPC G2V2
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Global AIM Network
• Benelux
• India
• China
• North America
• Denmark--NEW • Russia
• Germany
• AIM Europe
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VAR Channel & AIM
• AIM North America – focus on VARs
• Needs and challenges
• AIM history
• Services to support VAR Channel
• Research – we want your inputs
• Questions for AIM Research
• VAR Channel Dynamics
• SaaS products in AIDC - effects
• Other “As a Service” offerings?
• Hardware?
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On the Internet
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• Case Studies
• Research
• Whitepapers
• Webinars
• Technical
Standards
• News
• LinkedIn
• Twitter
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On the Internet
AIM Store
• International specifications and technical
reports
• ANSI standards
• AIM standards and guidelines
• Technology education and
implementation guidance
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On the Internet
Online Buyer’s Guide and RFP Service
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On the Internet
THE Source for Industry News
• AIMatters
• AIMemo
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Collaborations
• AIAG
• MHI
• AIDC100
• RFID Journal
• EuroID
• RFID Security
Alliance
• US FDA
• GS1
• Supply Chain &
Transportation
• GTRA Research
Council
• UID Forum
• IEEE
• UDI Conference
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Member Event
AIM Summit
September 7 – 10, 2014
Crystal City, VA USA
• Bar code, RFID, RTLS, mobile computing
• Executive education
• AIM chapter meeting and networking
• 2015 to be co-located at RFID Journal Live in
San Diego
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Contact Us
AIM North America
20399 Route 19
Suite 203
Cranberry Township, PA 16066
+ 1.724.742.4473
[email protected]
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Questions ?
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