Airbus Selects ODIN technologies as Exclusive Worldwide RFID Partner

Multi-year strategic partnership will include RFID deployment at over 40 sites worldwide

Paris, France, June 19, 2007 – Airbus has selected for a multi-year engagement as its exclusive worldwide RFID hardware integration partner. ODIN will provide solution design, deployment, testing and support services for the first of three ambitious phases to provide real-time automated visibility across the Airbus value chain. Airbus plans to employ ODIN expertise for numerous projects throughout its supply chain and assembly operations, and make ODIN's RFID services and performance optimization software available to Airbus suppliers and customers.

"We were impressed with ODIN's RFID expertise and global experience and look forward to a collaboration that will set the standard for the innovative use of RFID in the aerospace industry," said Carlo K. Nizam, Head of Value Chain Visibility and RFID, Airbus.

"Airbus has one of the most advanced visions for the use of RFID we have seen. It is using the real-time visibility that RFID enables to reduce cost, increase quality and drive a competitive advantage. The Airbus team knows how important it is to get their RFID implementations right the first time and the value of a partner with singular focus, expertise and experience with large scale RFID deployments," said Patrick J. Sweeney II, CEO and President, ODIN technologies. He added, "We understand that the combination of ODIN's EasyReaderTM deployment automation software and our track record of 125 successful RFID projects gave Airbus the confidence that ODIN could deliver unmatched performance accuracy on time and on budget."

About ODIN technologies

ODIN technologies is the leader in the physics of RFID solution design, deployment, and installation optimization software. RFID is all we do. Global corporations on four continents leverage ODIN technologies' expert engineers and patented EasyRFIDTM optimization tools to achieve speed, accuracy, and visibility for their RFID deployments on over 150 sites worldwide. ODIN technologies is also the publisher of the RFID Benchmark SeriesTM, the industry's first and most-referenced head-to-head performance analysis of RFID equipment. ODIN's President and CEO, Patrick J. Sweeney II, is the author of RFID for Dummies and CompTIA RFID+ Study Guide, both published by John Wiley & Sons. and Wiley's CompTIA RFID+ study guide. ODIN serves clients from offices in Dulles, Virginia, USA, Tokyo, Japan, and Budapest, Hungary.

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