RFID TagSource, a provider of radio frequency identification tags for high-value assets, has developed the AeroTag family of high-memory, passive RFID tags for aerospace and defense customers. The new devices have been developed under the guidelines of the Air Transport Association, and will meet ATA Spec2000 and SAE-AS5678 specifications. They feature four kilobytes of memory and a lightweight rugged design. According to the vendor, they are especially well-suited for manufacturers supporting the Airbus A350 XWB RFID initiative. They were designed to address the need for storing maintenance history information directly on aircraft parts. The new AeroTag product line features integrated circuits from Tego, a provider of high-memory passive RFID chips that meet the ATA Spec2000 specification. AeroTags outfitted with Tego silicon can be configured to store up to 32 kilobytes of data, according to RFID TagSource. Pre-production tags are available now, it added, with full production quantities available in the first quarter of 2011.
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