Psion Teklogix Inc.
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Psion Teklogix Inc.

September 07, 2005 09:33 ET

Psion Teklogix Joins Intermec RFID Rapid Start Licensing Program

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 7, 2005) -

New Program Provides Psion Teklogix with Leading RFID Resources to Meet the Diverse Demands of Customers and Partners

Psion Teklogix (LSE:PON), a global provider of solutions for mobile computing, wireless data collection, imaging and RFID, is pleased to announce it has joined Intermec Technologies Corp.'s Rapid Start RFID intellectual property licensing program. The Rapid Start Licensing Program provides Psion Teklogix full access to Intermec's Portable RFID Reader, Vehicle-mounted RFID Reader and Portable RFID Printer portfolios of Intermec-patented RFID technology, allowing Psion Teklogix to market products with the RFID capabilities and functionality that today's end-users require.

As the RFID market continues to evolve, Psion Teklogix remains focused on bringing new rugged and flexible RFID products to market that provide customers and partners with the leading edge data capture capabilities they require. Psion Teklogix continues to strengthen its overall RFID offering by integrating a range of RFID technologies into its mobile devices. Examples include the 7535 handheld computer, which features both the EPC-compliant RD7950 Integrated UHF RFID Reader and a high-frequency RFID option. There are also a number of RFID capabilities for the WORKABOUT PRO, spanning a range of RFID frequencies and protocols.

"We are at a defining period in the development of RFID technology and we are pleased to become part of the Intermec RFID Rapid Start Licensing Program," said Rob Douglas, president, Psion Teklogix Americas. "Psion Teklogix is committed to continuing to work with other leaders in the RFID industry to develop products to help customers and partners in our region realize the full benefits of RFID technology."

Intermec, a UNOVA Inc. company, holds more than 145 RFID patents covering broad areas of UHF supply chain RFID practice and applications. Its patents cover all standards and classes for the international practice of RFID, including Class 0, Class 0+, Class 1, UHF Generation 2, ISO and others. The company's Rapid Start Licensing Program is designed to open access to Intermec's current and future RFID technology innovations and to clearly indicate which manufactures and vendors are licensed to use Intermec's patented RFID technologies.

About Psion Teklogix

Psion Teklogix is a global provider of solutions for mobile computing and wireless data collection. 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, including image capture and RFID. With over three decades of industry experience, Psion Teklogix has customers in more than 80 countries around the world, and over 36 sales and support offices in 17 countries. Psion Teklogix has corporate offices in North America, Europe and Asia. Psion Teklogix is the operating business of Psion PLC, which is publicly listed in the London Stock Exchange (PON.L). For more information, visit www.psionteklogix.com.

About Intermec

Intermec Technologies Corp., a UNOVA Inc. (NYSE:UNA) company, develops, manufactures and integrates technologies that identify, track and manage supply chain assets. Core technologies include Intellitag® RFID, mobile computing systems, bar code printers and label media. The company's products and services are used by customers in many industries worldwide to improve the productivity, quality and responsiveness of business operations. For further information, visit www.intermec.com or call 800-347-2636. To learn more about UNOVA, visit www.unova.com.

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