Psion Teklogix Inc.

Psion Teklogix Inc.
Printronix Inc.

April 21, 2005 08:30 ET

Psion Teklogix Partners With Printronix To Deliver Complete RFID Mobile Computing Systems






APRIL 21, 2005 - 08:30 ET

Psion Teklogix Partners With Printronix To Deliver
Complete RFID Mobile Computing Systems

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 21, 2005) -

Psion Teklogix meets global customers' need for end-to-end RFID
solutions by adding printing capabilities to its growing RFID portfolio

Psion Teklogix, (LSE:PON), a global provider of solutions for mobile
computing, RFID and wireless data collection, and Printronix Inc.
(Nasdaq:PTNX), the leading integrated supply-chain printing solutions
manufacturer, today announced that Psion Teklogix is incorporating
Printronix's wired and wireless RFID printing technology to its growing
RFID product and services portfolio.

This new relationship will give Psion Teklogix a complete RFID offering
which will include RFID hand-held devices, RFID portals, RFID printers,
RFID conveyor solutions all combined with Psion Teklogix's professional

"We are pleased to be associated with an experienced and reputable
company like Psion Teklogix, to partner with in delivering RFID mobile
computing solutions," said James B. McWilson, vice president of sales,
the Americas, Printronix. "Psion Teklogix understands the supply chain
and logistics and port markets we seek to enter and can deliver a total
RFID solution. Our printer technologies are a vital piece of the RFID
puzzle that Psion Teklogix assembles for its customers around the world."

The line of RFID printers that Psion Teklogix will be delivering to
customers includes the SmartLine RFID printer, which provides Smart
Label encoding, validation and overstrike capability. It is designed on
a multi-protocol platform, providing a foundation for protocol
upgradeability and expansion through firmware updates. Customers who are
conducting an RFID pilot can use the SmartLine Developer's Kit to test
label read rates and label placements. The RFID Smart Label Applicator
solution meets customers RFID compliance, in-line encoding and label
application production needs.

"Psion Teklogix is committed to expanding our global RFID offering,"
said Rob Douglas, president, Psion Teklogix Americas. "RFID printer
capabilities are an essential component of an overall RFID system. By
partnering with an industry leader like Printronix we can deliver
flexible and sophisticated RFID printing functionality to our customers."

For traditional customers leveraging bar code technology, the
web-enabled Thermaline T5000 SR thermal printer is an industrial printer
designed for the manufacturing and distribution environments. The
printer can easily be configured to provide RFID encoding, allowing
customers to easily migrate from a bar code to an RFID system without
investing in new RFID printers.

The Smart Label line of RFID printers is now available globally through
Psion Teklogix' sales offices.

About Psion Teklogix

Psion Teklogix is a global provider of solutions for mobile computing,
wireless data collection and RFID. The company's fully integrated mobile
computing solutions include rugged hardware; secure wireless networks,
robust software, professional services and exceptional support programs.
Psion Teklogix is committed to helping its customers reap the benefits
of new and emerging technologies, such as RFID. The company continues to
introduce new RFID technologies that show tremendous potential across a
wide range of markets. With over three decades of industry experience,
Psion Teklogix has customers in more than 70 countries around the world,
and over 36 sales and support offices in 17 countries. Psion Teklogix is
headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada with additional corporate
offices located in the United States, Latin America, Europe and Asia.
Psion Teklogix is the operating business of Psion PLC, which is publicly
listed on the London Stock Exchange (PON.L). For more information, visit


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