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May, 2022 - ClearStream RFID 7.0 Now Available

The most powerful and affordable free-to-try RFID and BLE software on the market.

Calverton, NY - Portable Technology Solutions (PTS) continues to set the pace for affordable RFID solutions able to adapt to any environment. ClearStream RFID 7.0 remains an accessible, powerful tool requiring no programming experience. 7.0 introduces a subscription model, BLE zoning, IoT device grouping, and the ability to quick scan; an exciting new feature that allows RFID to scan into any application.

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February, 2022 - Case Study: How a Configuration of TracerPlus Mobile Data Capture Software Saved Customer over $70k first year

Eagan, MN - First Impression Group in Eagan, Minnesota is a large-format print warehouse that offers web-2-print, fulfillment, and mailing capabilities, helping organizations produce and deliver on their marketing strategies. For over 30 years it has been one of the largest print fulfillment warehouses in the Twin Cities market.

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February, 2022 - EDI/Alltech Discover ClearStream is in a Class of Its Own for Student Tracking

When a Leading SIS developer decided to add student tracking, PTS's ClearStream provided a reliable, cost-effective, and easy-to-use solution.

California - For nearly 20 years, California-based Education Dynamics (EDI) has developed software to help schools reduce administrative costs and free up valuable time for teachers and staff to focus on individual student needs. When EDI’s clients started to ask for automatic attendance-taking features to be added to its flagship StudentTrac SIS software, EDI listened. EDI’s responsiveness to the particular needs of its clients—primarily charter schools—has, after all, driven StudentTrac’s development.

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July, 2021 - TracerPlus 10.4 Provides Greater Compatibility and Customization

Portable Technology Solutions, LLC (PTS) announces the latest TracerPlus release, featuring important compatibility updates and new configuration options for its market-leading mobile data collection software.

Calverton, NY - TracerPlus is a leader in the mobile data collection industry, providing organizations of any size an efficient way to accurately track and collect real-time data on critical assets throughout the world. Whether barcode, RFID or NFC scanning, TracerPlus is a world-class solution. With TracerPlus 10.4, it’s easier than ever to use the latest Zebra scanners and to customize to the customer’s needs without the effort of programing.

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May, 2020 - ClearStream RFID Achieves Zebra Technologies Validation

PTS worked closely with Zebra Global Enablement Center to test ClearStream RFID for interoperability with select products.

Calverton, NY - Portable Technology Solutions (PTS), a provider of mobile barcode and RFID software and systems, announced today that it has successfully completed Zebra Technologies’ Validation Program for its ClearStream RFID software. The powerful yet simple system configures fixed RFID and Bluetooth beacon tracking software, and can be used to track virtually anything. The Zebra validation indicates to customers and partners that ClearStream RFID successfully completed the testing and validation process and confirms its compatibility, performance, and functionality with select Zebra devices.

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March, 2020 - SSE Technologies Launches Golden Test Mobile App Using TracerPlus to Help COVID-19 Testing

Golden Test Mobile App was developed to help those healthcare professionals for a more efficient patient registration process for COVID-19 testing.

Calverton, NY - To help support the nation’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, SSE Technologies has developed Golden Test, a patient tracking and data validation application for remote testing facilities using TracerPlus, a mobile application development software created by Long Island-based Portable Technology Solutions (PTS).

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Februaury, 2020 - PTS Named Zebra Premier ISV Partner

Data collection and RFID solutions recognized for the value they bring to customers, resellers.

Calverton, NY - Portable Technology Solutions, LLC (PTS), a provider of mobile barcode and RFID software and systems announced today that it has been promoted to Premier ISV [Independent Software Vendors] Partner status in Zebra Technologies’ PartnerConnect program.

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Februaury, 2020 - TracerPlus Now Supports Alien Technology ALR-H460 Portable RFID Reader

Portable Technology Solutions’ (PTS) mobile data application enables new levels of support and productivity for Alien’s industry-leading rugged RFID reader.

Calverton, NY - Portable Technology Solutions, LLC (PTS), a provider of mobile data collection software and systems, has announced that it's TracerPlus mobile software now supports Alien Technology’s ALR-H460 portable, rugged RFID reader.

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October, 2019 - Michigan High School Student's School Safety System Wins Hackathon, with Assist from Portable Technology Solutions

Michigan - Last year, while the country was roiled by news of yet more school shootings, Michigan 10th-grader Yousef El Chafei was taking a class in computer programming and wondering if there was anything he could do to help out. So when the Walled Lake School District’s hackathon came along with the challenge to create a program that could help people in their everyday lives, Yousef thought about his fellow students and knew what problem he wanted to tackle.

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April, 2019 - TracerPlus Now Supports Windows PCs

Portable Technology Solutions, LLC (PTS) announces the release of its market-leading TracerPlus mobile data collection software for Windows PCs, with a new subscription option.

Calverton, NY - Flexibility and ease of use have helped make TracerPlus the industry leader in mobile barcode and RFID software. Now, TracerPlus PC (version 10.2) adds the flexibility to move seamlessly between portable devices, desktop computers, and laptops. With TracerPlus PC, users can create both simple and complex data-collection applications and easily deploy them to iOS, Android, Windows mobile, and now Windows PC devices.

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December, 2018 - Concrete Evidence That TracerPlus and ClearStream is the RFID Software for You

Calverton, NY - ClearStream has earned its reputation as the only free-to-try/shareware fixed RFID application that joins enterprise-class power with ease of use and total flexibility. Now, the power and simplicity that ClearStream has always brought to RFID solutions are also available for Bluetooth, with ClearStream’s added BLE compatibility.

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October, 2018 - PTS ClearStream RFID Reviews the FEIG U500 UHF Directional Reader Solution

Introduced by FEIG Electronic in 2018, the UHF Directional Reader Solution is capable of identifying the direction and location that a specific RFID tag is moving, even in overly congested situations.

Calverton, NY - Recently, Howie Heckman, lead engineer, and Brad Horn, CEO and co-founder of Portable Technology Solutions (PTS), linked up the new UHF Directional Reader Solution by FEIG ELECTRONICS with their ClearStream RFID Software. In addition to the review information here, the video produced goes on to further explain and shows off the device’s capabilities and features.


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July, 2018 - Concrete Evidence That TracerPlus and ClearStream is the RFID Software for You

Concord, NH (July 20, 2018) - Founded in 1993, Phoenix Precast Products manufactures all manner of precast products, ranging from small concrete steps to 10,000 pound concrete structures. With an ever-expanding yard of concrete structures in various sizes, Phoenix Precast Products knew that something had to be done to keep track of all of their inventory.

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July, 2018 - ClearStream RFID Puts the Track in Track and Field

United Kingdom (July 17, 2018) - Since 1997, UK’s Entry App has provided a full menu of services for timed sporting events such as running races, triathlons, and duathlons. For everything from registration to PA systems and race timing, Entry App is the company to go to for getting your competition, big or small, out of the starting blocks and headed toward a successful finish.

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May, 2018 - How Does AER Manage Bumper-to-Chrysler Traffic? With TracerPlus, of Course.

Texas (May 29, 2018) - Founded in the early 1940s, when World War II steel and iron rationing had Henry Ford looking for ways to keep the auto industry going and cars and trucks running at home, Texas-based AER—Authorized Engine Rebuilders—is one of the nation’s foremost rebuilders and distributors of core components for Ford vehicles. When AER saw an opportunity to expand its business into bumpers for Chrysler vehicles, the people there knew they had to find a software solution for keeping track of thousands of transactions across the country.

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February, 2018 - Campus-wide RFID System Tracks Books and Assets, Manages Access Control

Saint Louis University, in the Philippines, has deployed a solution from Image Innovations Services using PTS's ClearStream middleware and a variety of fixed and handheld readers.

Baguio, Philippines (February 18, 2018) - Saint Louis University (SLU), a private Catholic university in Baguio, the Philippines, has deployed an extensive radio frequency identification solution that encompasses student and employee access, asset tracking and library management, all on a single platform. The solution was provided by Image Innovations Services (IIS), using Portable Technology Solutions (PTS)'s ClearStream RFID middleware. The deployment started in the library, but the technology is now tracking individuals' ID badges, as well as asset tags at all campus and parking-lot entrances.

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February, 2018 - Conference Improves Attendee Flow, Meal Planning via RFID

The Charleston Defense Contractors Association has been able to re-strategize its session locations, as well as reduce the amount of waste in food costs, by better understanding attendee behavior and traffic movement.

Charleston, SC: The Charleston Defense Contractors Association (CDCA) reports that it increased efficiency at its December 2017 trade show, while also improving services for attendees, with the use of data from an RFID system that tracked the movements of conference goers as they wandered around the event. The system, supplied by Professional Solutions Delivered LLC (ProSoDel), is a UHF RFID crowd analytics solution employing Portable Technology Solutions (PTS)'s TracerPlus and ClearStream RFID software.

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February, 2018 - System Integrator 57 Systems becomes the newest PTS Partner

Calverton, NY: Portable Technology Solutions (PTS) is excited to announce its new partnership with 57 Systems. The combination of PTS' powerful RFID technology and 57 Systems' integration expertise will offer clients a complete RFID/barcoding solution that ties seamlessly to their existing technology and business processes.

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