Kathrein Solutions GmbH

The ARU 3000 series includes an integrated 65° wide range antenna and the powerful reader unit in one housing.

Kathrein has launched a new long-range RFID reader generation. Unique options in connectivity cut infrastructure costs dramatically. Three additional external antennas can be connected as well.

Kathrein Solutions, leading manufacturer of RFID identification systems, has recently launched a new generation of outdoor RFID IoT readers:
the ARU 3000 series. The readers, optimised for all new IoT identification solutions with direct connectivity into all ERP or backend systems, provide different options of hardware and software interfaces like PoE+, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 2G/3G mobile interface. Additional external sensors like barcode readers or LPR camera systems can also easily be connected via the integrated Ethernet switch. The main development target was to reduce installation and infrastructure costs by using the site specific and cost effective way of connectivity. Fully integrated, freely programmable multicolour LED elements allow direct interaction with the end user.

This new generation of RFID readers is ideal for industrial tracking & tracing applications, logistics-based material flow solutions or Smart-City-based solutions like intelligent parking or car sharing solutions to allow customers easy and smooth access to these services. The reader-integrated Linux operating system allows an easy software-based integration into existing parking infrastructure solutions.

In addition to offering logistics and supply chain solutions, Kathrein’s readers are known to significantly boost the safety and efficiency of traffic and freight management. Based on the full integration of NXP UCODE DNA security transponder chip sets, this solution has become an industrial standard also for toll plazas, free flow access systems and for barrier/gate solutions.

Key Applications
▪ Logistics
▪ Industry automation
▪ Vehicle identification
▪ Smart City applications

800 MHz Dual Core Linux Industrial PC
The integrated high-performance industrial PC with an 800 MHz dual-core processor allows the direct installation of standardised software, which enables the real-time evaluation and analysis of the RFID raw data and the direct communication with higher-level ERP software.

CrossTalk Agent Integrated
Kathrein Solutions readers allow the quick and easy installation in the CrossTalk IoT application layer and device management platform.

Wi-Fi – Bluetooth – 2G/3G
Network connections cannot always be installed at the desired read points at low costs. To reduce complex infrastructure measures, the new generation offers the possibility of using standardised wireless interfaces, such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth BLE or 2G/3G (mobile communication).

PoE+ Interface
The power-over-Ethernet technology (PoE+) defines the transmission of data and power to networked devices via a standard Ethernet cable. Separate power supplies are therefore no longer required. The new IEEE 802.3at standard, also known as PoE+, which is designed for higher power levels, enables a conducted power of 2 W for the RFID system, without external power supply.

Ethernet Switch
The integration of a second network connection, which acts internally as a network switch, allows the integration and networking of additional external sensors such as a camera system or code reader.

IP67 Protection Class
Ruggedised die-cast aluminium housing with IP67 protection class, optional stainless steel vandalism protection cover and wall/pole mount kit.

Profinet IO App
The Profinet IO app offers an excellent solution for integration into the PLC world. The functional module can be installed directly on the reader as an app.

TagBlower App
The TagBlower app enables the simple and unfiltered transmission of the RFID raw data to the network level. This feature can be installed directly on the reader as an app.

©KRAI Interface
The intelligent Kathrein RFID Antenna Interface enables the control of dynamic antenna features like polarisation or beam switching and cascading of up to 32 individual antennas. The antenna can be controlled by the reader with the existing antenna cable.

Categories: Government solutions, Retail solutions, Access control/security systems, Systems integration , Other, Middleware , Health care solutions, Supply chain solutions , Distribution of RFID hardware/software, Antennas, Vehicle access/identification systems , Warehouse management apps , Readers/interrogators (embedded), Manufacturing solutions, Track-and-trace/pedigree solutions , Tool tracking solutions , Pharma solutions, Real-time location systems


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