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Conthey, Valais, Switzerland, 2008/09/16 - Winwatch has succeeded in development of transparent RFID/Epc technology integrated on sapphire or mineral watch glass and does fulfill the requirements of luxury watch industry against illicit trade (Product Authentication).
After having built a strong Patent and Design Portfolio, Winwatch has successfully concluded R&D activity and hardware/component development late this summer 2008, resulting in next-generation transparent UHF-RFID tags (860-960MHz) based on a well established worldwide EPCGen2 standard, working in a non-obtrusive optically transparent (covert or overt) and cost-effective manner on almost any metallic luxury watch.
Winwatch is pleased to announce the immediate availability of its proprietary and proven optically transparent technology readied for adoption, and will now enter the fast-growing RFID market in the luxury goods industry by track&trace and product authentication consultancy & pilot activities.
About Winwatch S.A.
Winwatch (winwatch.ch) develops and licenses intellectual property and provides pioneering RFID solutions to a variety of watch brands. Winwatch's licensing program is related to RFID technology in wristwatches developed from a strong but still growing patent portfolio.
Winwatch brings its expertise and its specific knowledge to a high branding customer base, pursuing in particular the goal of placing tags built on UHF-RFID technology in watch glasses, watch hands or hand axis, opening a wide variety of new functions and applications for the watch industry.
Supply Chain: Track & Trace forward & reverse supply chain, product life-cycle management, after-sales services, repair & guarantee services.
Product Authentication: Anti-counterfeiting, brand management, fighting illicit trade and fraud.
Advanced Customer Services: After Sales Services, Guarantees and Repair work, Loyalty and Fidelity programs.