San Jose, California, USA – October 27, 2010: Syrma Technology, a leader in electronic design and manufacturing services serving global OEMs, has joined the DASH7 Alliance. The DASH7 Alliance is a newly formed wireless industry consortium with the shared goals of making wireless devices based on the ISO 18000-7 (DASH7) standard more accessible to greater numbers of people and organizations, emphasizing DASH7’s low-power and scalability, and cultivating a global network of DASH7 ecosystem partners.
DASH7 is essentially an active RFID air interface technology, and Syrma brings many years of experience in radio-frequency identification (RFID) product engineering and manufacturing technology. The addition of this technology expands Syrma’s capabilities in support of its OEM customer base in launching new solutions to the market. Syrma brings building block engineering, manufacturing, and testing services that enable OEMs to more effectively deploy DASH7 technology in new RFID and M-to-M communication products.
This is a new wireless sensor networking (WSN) technology that evolved from a combination of existing RFID and sensing technologies. Products with DASH7 capability built-in or attached to them will dramatically simplify the way we keep in touch with the non-human world around us, improving the wireless communications capabilities of a wide range of mobile devices. Syrma’s present RFID product offerings include passive tags and transponders in 125 kHz and 13.56 MHz frequencies. All RFID and tag solutions are produced in a flexible capacity manufacturing model, enabling support of low-volume custom tag requirements to mid/high-volume applications.
“Participation in the DASH7 Alliance will enable expansion of our RFID tag solutions to include DASH7-based technology products. This alliance will greatly enhance our ability to lead our customers to introduce this exciting technology. We’re also proud to be the first India-based participant in the alliance and we look forward to helping promote adoption of the DASH7 technology in the region,” said Sreeram Srinivasan, Syrma’s CEO.
”We’re excited that Syrma has joined the DASH7 Alliance’s growing roster of industry leaders. Our mission is to make the benefits of DASH7 wireless sensor networking a reality for government and commercial organizations throughout the world in 2010,” said Patrick Burns, DASH7 Alliance President.
About Syrma Technology
Syrma provides global OEMs with electronic manufacturing services (EMS), backed by strong engineering expertise, to reduce risk and costs on product designs and manufacturing. From RFID technology and power electronics to turnkey manufacturing services and custom magnetics, we deliver high-mix, flexible volume products for automotive, computing, defense, industrial, medical, power, and telecom companies. Within the last decade, we’ve helped to design, manufacture, and market more than 200 million products worldwide. Syrma is headquartered in Mumbai, India, with multiple state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, including our flagship 120,000 square foot location, in Chennai, India. Syrma is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Tandon Group, a technology holding group which has grown multiple technology companies since 1975.
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