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Turck acquires smartphone RFID portfolio from U Grok It

May 9, 2017
This asset acquisition is meant to broaden Turck's RFID product portfolio to meet the demand for easy-to-use and cost-effective RFID readers.
PD-IDENT handheld RFID reader
Turck has acquired U Grok It’s smartphone RFID technology and product line. According to Turck, this acquisition broadens its RFID product portfolio to meet the demand for easy-to-use and cost-effective RFID readers.Turck licensed U Grok It’s technology for its PD-IDENT handheld reader in 2016, which let customers use their smartphones to track, control and manage RFID applications."The Smartphone RFID technology expands Turck’s presence in RFID by leveraging the power and benefits of RFID with an efficient and affordable reader," said Chris Vitale, director of fieldbus technology at Turck.Staff from U Grok It will continue to offer technical and application support for customers during the transition.

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