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Beef Stocker USA 2013 Survey of the Animal Identification Industry
 

Responding Company: Osborne Industries, Inc.,
Survey Section: Handheld


 

Company:

Osborne Industries, Inc. 
  

 

Manufacture RFID Reader:

Yes
  

 

Available for Purchase:

Our RFID tags and accessories are available through a wide range of Osborne dealers throughout North America, Europe and Asia, and from inventory by direct contact with Osborne Customer Service at 1-800-255-0316.  
  

 

ISO 11785 Compliant:

YES
  

 

Tag Recommended

Destron, Allflex, (Others can be tested for approval if submitted to Osborne Engineering.)
  

 

Read Location 1:

Remote working facility (no electricity, little emi) 
 

 

Avg. Read Range :

Short antenna read range of 10-in (25 cm) with FDX-B transponders and 16 -in (41 cm) with HDX-B transponders *Long antenna read range of 13.5-in (34 cm) with FDX-B transponders and 20 -in (51 cm) with HDX-B transponders.
 

 

Read Location 2:

Feedlot working facility (working facility with hydraulic chute, etc. - moderate emi).
   

 

Avg. Read Range :

Short antenna read range of 10-in (25 cm) with FDX-B transponders and 16 -in (41 cm) with HDX-B transponders *Long antenna read range of 13.5-in (34 cm)with FDX-B transponders and 20 -in (51 cm) with HDX-B transponders.
 

 

Wired/Wireless:

Wireless connectivity with Bluetooth option.  Reads are stored for later downloads via cable to laptop.
 

 

Additional Hardware Required:

Not available at this time.
 

 

Hardware Required to Enable:

A short and long antenna (included with each ID Logger). 
* Data transfer cable to upload and download information from a PC and to recharge batteries automatically (included with each ID Logger).
* Laptop with communication software to upload and download information. 
* Workstations (various standard and custom) with dedicated service functions that are integrated with handheld to accept and/or act on data changes on handheld.
 

 

Software Required:

For Osborne ID Logger: ID Logger software application is currently bundled with ID Logger.  
*Quotations provided for custom developed ID Logger applications. 
* For Psion Workabout Pro: Psion programming software is bundled with Psion handheld computers.   
 

 

Software Required to Enable:


 

 

Power:

Osborne ID Logger has internal rechargeable battery. Lifetime of battery is related to read rate, but in practice, usually sufficient for one day of continuous use.
 

 

Added Features:

Osborne ID Logger has 512K memory available in which multiple data tables can be defined and labeled. Data exchange with a host PC can be defined, automatic, and coordinated.

 

Scale Head/Load Bar:

Weigh data from any scale head with an RS232 weight output, if the data protocol is provided, can be configured for acceptance to the Osborne ID Logger.

 

Cost:

Osborne ID Logger - $1,400.00 
* Osborne ID Logger with Bluetooth - $1,775.00 

 

If No RFID Readers:

Defined above.
 

 

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