US Army Awards ODIN Technologies Prime Contract for Passive RFID

The US Army’s Product Manager Joint-Automatic Identification Technology (PM J-AIT) Office for total AIT and RFID solutions awards passive RFID contract valued at over $75 million to ODIN technologies.

Dulles, VA, October 09, 2008 --( The US Army’s Product Manager Joint-Automatic Identification Technology (PM J-AIT) Office for total AIT and RFID solutions today selected ODIN technologies as a prime contractor for its Passive Radio Frequency Identification (pRFID) contract. ODIN technologies, the global leader in complete RFID solutions, software and services along with its partners SRA, Unisys, KTS Solutions, Intermec, Zebra, Sirit, OAT Systems and IBM will offer complete solutions to the joint services through this $75 million indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract.

“During this past year we’ve seen a dramatic shift in pRFID solutions; standards have stabilized and technology has greatly improved leading to surging adoption. This is yet another positive development in the improving state of the RFID industry,” commented Patrick J. Sweeney II of ODIN technologies. “The Department of Defense is setting their sights on nothing short of the most efficient supply chain in support of the warfighter, and ODIN is proud and honored to be selected as a prime contractor on this mission. The new pRFID contract from PM J-AIT provides acquisition support and technical expertise for Joint Services, Federal agencies, NATO, and multi-national forces on a vehicle that makes procurement easy. It’s one-stop-shopping for passive RFID.”

The pRFID contract greatly streamlines the purchase of passive RFID solutions needed by the Government since ODIN technologies and its partner contractors bring turn-key pRFID solutions to address any and all requirement of the DoD. All of the hardware, software, and services that make up solutions can be purchased today through this contract. PM J-AIT evaluated and analyzed all of the various vendors before choosing the ODIN team, so that end-users can quickly and easily call on the provider to stand-up a solution. There is early interest in using this IDIQ to build upon the extensive infrastructure ODIN technologies installed for the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) at all of the Defense Distribution Centers (DDC) across the United States as well as to support specific projects in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force.

Those interested in purchasing ODIN’s solutions off this IDIQ can go to

About ODIN technologies
ODIN technologies is the leader in the physics of RFID solutions for healthcare, aerospace, financial services, oil & gas and government agencies. Global corporations on five continents leverage ODIN technologies’ expert engineers and patented RFID deployment automation and monitoring tools to achieve accuracy, speed and visibility for their RFID deployments. In addition to turn-key solutions, ODIN technologies publishes the RFID Benchmark Series™, the industry's first and most referenced head to head performance analysis of RFID equipment. ODIN’s RFID optimization software EasyRFID™ has been successfully used at dozens of companies across more than 150 sites worldwide to ensure accurate and scalable RFID implementations. ODIN serves clients from offices in Dulles, Virginia, USA, Tokyo, Japan, Dublin, Ireland and Budapest, Hungary.

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