Who should attend: Designers, developers and integrators of barcode, NFC and RAIN-enabled systems and services. The workshop does include bits-and-bytes to provide in-depth knowledge. The focus of the workshop is however on the technical outcomes.
Workshop outcome: The workshop aims to provide the tag data knowledge to ensure efficient, effective and robust RAIN-enable systems and services servicing business needs in an increasingly complex use environment.
Chris Brown is the RFID subject matter expert at Printronix Auto ID, a global label printer company. Chris is an active member of the RAIN Alliance with a focus on making RAIN RFID accessible to all via RFID label printers. As such, Chris has his hands dirty most of the time resulting in a rich understanding of item tagging, from barcodes to RFID to achieve the desired business outcomes optimally. For this, he was named AIM North America’s 2021 Professional of the Year. He continuously publishes on the topic of AIDC data standards with a recent one in RFID Journal, introducing the industry to the basics of ISO-based RFID encodings.
Bertus Pretorius is the Solution Architect at Tönnjes, a global manufacturer of vehicle licence plates. Bertus is an active member of the RAIN Alliance with a focus on making RAIN RFID accessible by education on the use of standard data structures, from manufacturing to the circular economy. Bertus is also the ISO/IEC project leader for several AIDC data structures standards. He actively is a user of these standards.