"We are very pleased with the results," said Luis Maldonado, CEO of Axiompass. "This is the first toll road that can use the 18000-6C REPUVE tag for toll collection purposes, which will open the path towards interoperability in Mexico."
"The opportunity to improve the traveling experience of southern Sonora residents is one we are happy to fulfill, particularly given its place as the first toll solution in Mexico to use the ISO 18000-6C RFID protocol," said John Freund, Vice President of Sales for Federal Signal Technologies, Sirit's parent organization. "The ability of our multi-protocol readers to integrate seamlessly into the existing infrastructure and read both the 18000-6C REPUVE tag and CAPUFE's -6B IAVE and ISO-10374 tags ensures no disruption to current agency business practices. This approach is customer friendly and economical, a key step in the path to national interoperability, and another example of Sirit's commitment to practical and customer-focused innovation."
CAPUFE is a decentralized public organism of the Federal Government of Mexico, with its own judicial personality and independent assets, that operates and provides major and minor maintenance to the federal roads and bridges. It also participates in investment and co-investment projects for the construction and operation of general communication routes. Its sector head is the Secretary of Communications and Transport (SCT). At the beginning of 2008, CAPUFE operated 45 routes with a combined length of about 4,330 kilometers (2,690 miles), and 36 bridges with 142 toll plazas and 937 toll lanes, translating in a presence of about 73% of the Federal Network of Toll Roads. CAPUFE's central offices are located in Cuernavaca, Morelos. For more information, visit www.capufe.gob.mx.About Axiompass Axiompass is a leading integrator of person and vehicle identification systems in North America. Axiompass' products include automatic vehicle identification, identity management, access control, electronic documents, and secure electronic payment. Axiompass bases its technology solutions on smartcard, biometric, and RFID technology. For more information, visit www.axiompass.com. About Sirit Inc. Sirit Inc., a Federal Signal Corporation company (NYSE: FSS), is a leading provider of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology worldwide. Harnessing the power of Sirit's enabling-RFID technology, customers are able to more rapidly bring high quality RFID solutions to the market with reduced initial engineering costs. Sirit's products are built on more than 15 years of RF domain expertise addressing multiple frequencies (LF/HF/UHF), multiple protocols and are compliant with global standards. Sirit's broad portfolio of products and capabilities can be customized to address new and traditional RFID market applications including Supply Chain & Logistics, Cashless Payment (including Electronic Tolling), Access Control, Automatic Vehicle Identification, Near Field Communications, Inventory Control & Management, Asset Tracking and Product Authentication. For more information, visit www.sirit.com .
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