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Fujitsu Frontech Limited Enters into License Agreement with Round Rock Research LLC Covering UHF RFID Tag Technology

December 8, 2015
By Business Wire News


Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc., a global technology and front-end solutions provider, announced today that Fujitsu Frontech Limited has entered into a patent license agreement with Round Rock Research, LLC regarding Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tag technology. The agreement provides a license to Round Rock’s UHF RFID patents which will facilitate the continued deployment of innovative RFID solutions by Fujitsu Frontech and its authorized distributors and customers by addressing related patent infringement concerns. Announcement of the agreement is expected to accelerate the growth in demand for Fujitsu UHF RFID tag technology in their markets by eliminating potential barriers to adoption by new customers.

“Fujitsu Frontech is committed to the UHF RFID product development and offers a wide range of UHF RFID tag technologies. Demand for our industry leading RFID solutions, including our rugged Washable WT-A522 RFID tag, is growing significantly,” said Michi Sugawara, President and CEO of Fujitsu Frontech North America. “This agreement will enable our customers to accelerate adoption of UHF RFID tag technology even further.”

The patent license agreement covers all UHF Generations 2 (GEN2) RFID tags produced by Fujitsu Frontech and sold through Fujitsu Frontech North America or various other Fujitsu Group channels. Their washable WT-A522 and WT-A522HT linen tags are in high demand by Healthcare, Hotel/Hospitality and Garment/Linen Rental markets worldwide. The small rugged tags are virtually unnoticeable when installed into garments and they empower asset owners to reduce loss and decrease management costs of their washable assets by allowing them to track items throughout their entire logistics channel.

About Fujitsu Frontech North America, Inc.

Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc. brings innovative technology from Japan and, with its partners, develops powerful front-end solutions that shape how society interacts with big data. Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc. is headquartered with operations and solution development at 27121 Towne Centre Drive #100, Foothill Ranch, CA 92610, USA. For more information about Fujitsu products and services, call us at 800-626-4686 or visit us at:

About Fujitsu Frontech Limited

As part of the Fujitsu Group, Fujitsu Frontech Limited ties people and IT together through the development, manufacture and sale of front-end technology such as ATMs, banking terminals, POS and totalizator terminals, and public display devices. Fujitsu Frontech also delivers related software, system integration and outsourcing as part of its total solutions offerings. The company supports the security sector by offering products incorporating Fujitsu’s latest palm vein authentication technology, and is actively involved in the development of key technologies in various fields, with a current focus on RFID systems. For more information, please see:

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