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Zebra Technologies Certifies Omni-ID IQ 400 and 600 On-Metal Labels for Printer Compatibility

Omni-ID IQ 400 and 600 Labels Deploying on Zebra RFID Printer Encoder Click here for high-resolution version

ROCHESTER, NY--(Marketwire - Jan 8, 2013) - Omni-ID, the original patent holder and supplier of high-performance, on-metal passive UHF RFID tags, today announced that Zebra Technologies, a recognized global leader in technologies that extend real-time visibility into business operations, has certified Omni-ID's recently launched IQ 400 and IQ 600 labels for successful deployment and printing with Zebra RFID Printer Encoders.

"Omni-ID has patented the science of on-metal RFID -- now they've used that core technical capability to perfect the on-metal RFID label," said Michael Fein, Senior Product Manager RFID, Zebra Technologies. "Zebra's focus is on ensuring our products are easy to integrate and manage. By certifying the compatibility of our respective technologies, we are offering end users new, durable options they can seamlessly use for tracking assets in their operations."

The recently launched UltraThin products provide on-metal and on-liquid tag functionality, within a low profile, easy to deploy label. Available for ordering in roll form as either finished labels or as an inlay for conversion, the Omni-ID IQ 400 and 600 have been optimized for use with thermal barcode printers, enabling low cost and hassle-free RFID deployment.

"Zebra is known for their global leadership and development with both RFID and thermal barcode printing," said George E. Daddis, Jr., PhD, President & CEO, Omni-ID. "The certification for performance by the Zebra team really provides an immense amount of credibility for these products -- we're very pleased to have this validation."

The robust design of the IQ 400 and 600 enables consistent quality in high volumes and truly reliable printing through industry standard RFID printers. Detailed product specifications, applications guides and a video of the labels being deployed can be accessed at:

The IQ 400 & 600 labels will also be featured in the Zebra Technologies Booth (#3276) during the ProMAT 2013 exhibition in Chicago, IL from January 21-24.

About Omni-ID
Omni-ID is the leading supplier of passive, low profile UHF RFID tags and visual tagging systems for the IT Asset, Tool Tracking, Energy and Manufacturing and Logistics Industries. Omni-ID's original, patented technologies for on-metal and visual tagging enables a broad range of applications to improve asset tracking, supply chain management and work-in-process. Omni-ID's versatile family of products provides a complete range of tags for solving tracking and identification challenges, with unprecedented accuracy, in any environment. For more information, visit www.Omni-ID.com.

About Zebra Technologies
A global leader respected for innovation and reliability, Zebra Technologies Corporation ( NASDAQ : ZBRA ) offers technologies that give a virtual voice to an organization's assets, people and transactions, enabling organizations to unlock greater business value. The company's extensive portfolio of marking and printing technologies, including RFID and real-time location solutions, illuminates mission-critical information to help customers take smarter business actions. For more information about Zebra's solutions, visit www.zebra.com.