— Customers worldwide benefit from access to CSL’s smart shelves and licensed RFID technology —
HONG KONG — September 6th, 2016 — Convergence Systems Limited (CSL), a global provider of passive RFID products and active RTLS equipment, announced that Round Rock Research, LLC (Round Rock) had granted CSL an RFID patent license. The agreement provides CSL with a license to the complete portfolio of RFID technology patents held by Round Rock.
As a result of the non-exclusive license agreement, CSL and its customers can continue to deploy RFID solutions worldwide, free from claims they are infringing Round Rock patents. CSL designs and manufactures RFID readers, RFID antennas, BAP tags, RTLS solutions and a range of RFID application solutions that have been implemented around the globe for security, logistics, temperature monitoring, inventory management and more.
“We chose to sign the RFID reader and tag licensing agreement, as have many other RFID vendors, because we did not want the threat of potential litigation to become an issue for our customers,” said Jerry Garrett, CSL Managing Director. “Although CSL has not been implicated in any patent infringement, by signing the agreement we are protecting CSL’s customers from potential Round Rock lawsuits.“
“Round Rock is pleased to add CSL as one of our RFID licensees as we continue our support for new products entering the market for RFID applications,” Jim Burris, Round Rock’s Vice President, Licensing.
About Convergence Systems Limited
Founded in 2000, Convergence Systems Limited is a leading design engineering and manufacturer of radio frequency ID (RFID) readers, antennas, modules, tags and custom designed OEM RFID products. CSL is unique in providing both passive Electronic Product Code™ (EPC) Gen 2 RFID products, as well as, a full line of active RTLS RFID products. CSL delivers a broad portfolio of RFID hardware that comply with global frequency certifications for retail applications, logistics management, supply chain, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, access control, transportation and other specialized uses. A member of standards organizations RAIN RFID, AIM and EPC Global, CSL is headquartered in Hong Kong with global distribution channels. For more information, visit www.convergence.com.hk
About Round Rock Research LLC
Round Rock Research LLC is a technology investigation and patent licensing company with an office in Parsippany, New Jersey. The Round Rock Research patent portfolio consists of several thousand issued patents and pending applications throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. The technologies covered by the portfolio cross over many different subject matters and at many different levels from the semiconductor component and process level to the end product and systems level, including several hundred patents related to RFID chips, tags and readers, as well as techniques for using RFID tags. For more information visit Round Rock Research at http://www.roundrockresearch.com.
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