ETIC Awarded Hong Kong Airport RFID Program

Hong Kong Companies win contracts to supply Hong Kong International Airport with RFID Products and Services.

Hong Kong SAR, China, June 9th, 2009

Convergence Systems Limited (CSL) has been awarded by ETI Consulting Limited (ETIC), Jardine Engineering Corporation (JEC) and Shun Hing Systems Integration Corporation (SHSI) contracts to provide the latest RFID UHF Gen 2 RFID equipment to support ETIC’s Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) Software for implementation of RFID in Hong Kong International Airport’s (HKIA) Terminal 1. HKIA continues to be the industry leader in using RFID technologies to improve efficiencies and security in airport operations.

“We are extremely pleased to see Hong Kong companies have the technical depth and performance to meet the rigorous selection criteria of HKIA. RFID is also one of the key enabling technologies supported by the Government’s R&D Centre on Logistics and Supply Chain Management”, said Duncan Pescod, Permanent Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development (Communications and Technology) for Hong Kong’s Government.

“HKIA prides itself on being devoted and innovative in meeting customer expectation through technology upgrade and process revamp. The use of RFID-enabled technology, which has greatly enhanced the reliability and efficiency of the baggage handling system, is another example of such commitments,” said Ricky Leung, General Manager, Technical Services, Airport Authority Hong Kong, believing the team made up of JEC, SHSI, CSL and ETIC has the right expertise to provide the airport with all the necessary hardware and software support.

“The CSL team is extremely honored that HKIA recognized that our CS461 4-port reader and matched antennas could handle the dense mode operating environment and reliability demands of the Hong Kong airport,” said Jerry Garrett, Managing Director of Convergence Systems Limited.

“CSL has done an outstanding job of developing a high performance model CS461 UHF RFID reader and associated antennas. We find their equipment easy to install and very robust for the demanding operation environment of the airport”, said Mr Edward Wong , President of E-Business Solutions Limited.

“JEC’s aim is to utilize engineering, sourcing and project management best practices to deliver our products, services & projects which enable our customers, like HKIA, to operate their facilities to a world class standard. Working with ETIC on the RFID solution in HKIA’s baggage handling system is a good example to demonstrate our full commitment and support to our customers” said Mr. C. K. Tam, General Manager, E&M Contracting, Jardine Engineering Corporation.

“ETIC’s project management skills and commitment to rigorous sub systems testing makes seamless integration of the RFID system possible”‘ said Mr. K.C. Ho, Manager, Project Department, Shun Hing Systems Integration Co. Ltd..