EPCglobal Inc.™ Hardware Certification ProgramEPCglobal Press Release.
MET Laboratories, Inc has partnered with EPCglobal Inc,™ a joint venture of EAN International and the Uniform Code Council, Inc. ® (UCC®), to develop and manage the EPCglobal Hardware Certification Program (HCP) and the Global Performance Test Center Accreditation Program.
Global Performance Test Center Accreditation Program is a program through which qualified facilities can be assessed and approved for RFID performance testing. MET performs the facilities assessment. Workgroups have been formed to develop the specific criteria for this program.
EPCglobal Inc. Software Certification Program
The ARTC program provides the opportunity for regional test centers to offer a broad range of testing and certification services based on EPCglobal RFID standards. Accredited ARTCs will offer RFID testing based on EPCglobal specifications for UHF, HF and other (such as sensor technology) as they become available. This program is offered in partnership with AT4Wireless and is endorsed by EPCglobal.
MET has an exclusive, three year agreement with the DASH7 Alliance to test products for DASH7 certification. DASH7 is the first successful attempt to organize active RFID technologies into a strong, global standard.
Highlights of DASH7 include:
MET hosted the first ever DASH7 Alliance Interoperability Testing Event at MET's Union City Laboratory during April 6 - 8, 2010. Read the DASH7 press release.