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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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
September, 2017 - PTS Launches ClearStream 4.1 with New Reader Controls
Portable Technology Solutions’ latest version of ClearStream, RFID software that is free to try, boasts new features that allow users to configure just what data they capture from read events, the way they need it.
Calverton, NY: Portable Technology Solutions (PTS) – an industry leader in user-configurable data collection software – has released ClearStream RFID 4.1. This latest release includes powerful new features to allow users to better control how their data is routed within their organization.
May, 2017 - TracerPlus RFID Software puts Bike Lane in the Fast Lane
How PTS Mobile RFID Software has helped a premier Texas specialty retailer save space, time, and money.
Houston, TX: If you’re in the greater Houston area and looking for a bike, bike gear, or anything cycling related, there’s only one place to go: Shenandoah’s Bike Lane. For more than 20 years, this family-owned business has put itself at the center of the local cycling community by knowing the sport inside and out and by taking the time to share that knowledge with folks who walk in the door.
April, 2017 - FEIG RAIN Readers Now Compatible With ClearStream RFID Software
The combination of FEIG and ClearSteam makes implementing RFID systems simple and straightforward
Atlanta, GA: FEIG ELECTRONICS INC. continues its drive of straightforward RFID reader configurability and operation by announcing native support from Portable Technology Solutions’ ClearStream RFID software, the only user configurable fixed RFID Software that sets up in minutes to track assets and inventory tags. FEIG readers now work out of the box with ClearStream’s updated version 4.1 software, allowing immediate use of its fixed readers from the simplest reader operations to flexible coverage for the most complex customized enterprise systems.
March, 2017 - TracerPlus 9.5 Launches with New Features and Expanded Support
Portable Technology Solutions, LLC (PTS) announces the new release of its market-leading TracerPlus mobile data collection software, with added features including web deployment via Wi-Fi or WAN.
Calverton, NY: Ease of use, portability, and broad-based compatibility with both consumer and enterprise-class hardware have helped make TracerPlus the industry leader in mobile data collection. Now, TracerPlus 9.5 builds on these strengths with new features including the ability to deploy TracerPlus desktop projects in the field and native support of the Zebra RFD8500, which can turn any Android handheld device into an RFID reader.
June, 2016 - For Arundel Machine Tool, TracerPlus Precision Matters
Before and After TracerPlus Mobile Software
Arundel, Maine: Arundel Machine Tool is a leading CNC (Computer Numerical Control) manufacturer, supplying precision-machined components used in complex systems such as aircraft carriers, submarines, aircraft, high-intensity optics, and state-of-the-art medical devices. The nature of Arundel’s work and its status as a supplier to the Department of Defense, US Navy, and Department of Homeland Security mean that its tracking needs go well beyond standard inventory and asset tracking. Arundel needs to provide verification that it regularly calibrates its precision tools and gauges—or, in the jargon of the trade, “gages.”
May, 2016 - Long Island’s Portable Technology Solutions (PTS) Helps Florida Students Address School Shootings
Gives High School STEM Team the Tools It Needs for a High-Tech Solution
Miami, Fla: With the help of a Long Island company, three Florida high school freshmen are using technology and ingenuity to try to end school shootings. Faced with the challenge of designing a group capstone project for their STEM [Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics] class at Scheck Hillel Community Day School in Miami, Florida, Esther Benasayag, Albert Wolak, and Abraham Woldenberg looked to recent headlines and tried to find a way, as they put it, “to save lives.”