University of Delaware Tracks More than $25M in Artwork Using Virtual Asset Tracker From Radiant RFIDMedia RelationsComments off.
NEWARK, Delaware – Working with Motorola Solutions, Inc., Radiant RFID announced that The University of Delaware has deployed Radiant’s asset tracking system, Virtual Asset Tracker, to secure more than $25 million in artwork.
Radiant’s asset tracking system uses Motorola’s XR series of fixed RFID readers at key areas within the University of Delaware’s Old College Gallery and RFID tags affixed to pieces of art, which activate security cameras when movement is detected, enabling video coverage of all incidents.
Skip Homiak, executive director of campus and public safety, states, “The University of Delaware is proactively developing new crime reduction and safety strategies that use leading-edge technologies to provide force multipliers to enhance campus safety. The objective is to maximize our police department resources to provide optimized security for university assets, as well as faculty, students, staff and visitors.”
“The integration of Radiant RFID asset tracking technology with Motorola’s fixed RFID readers provides a solution that will allow the University of Delaware to increase visibility to high-value artwork through automation and continue to efficiently manage its campus safety operations,” said Mike Poldino, vice president and general manager of RFID, Motorola Solutions.
The University of Delaware plans to deploy the solution in other areas around campus for increased university inventory tracking and security.
ABOUT RADIANT RFID
Radiant RFID, LLC provides complete solutions that keep track of the world’s most dynamic assets. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Radiant’s customers include corporations, educational institutions, and public agencies. Radiant’s solutions are designed specifically for asset management, emergency management, and RFID mustering. For more information call (512) 351-4915 or visit Radiant’s website.
ABOUT UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE – OLD COLLEGE GALLERY
The University of Delaware Old College Gallery is an art museum whose collection encompasses more than 10,000 objects, artworks and artifacts with particular strengths in vintage and contemporary photography. In addition to exhibiting its own existing collection of donated and purchased works, the Gallery frequently accepts rare and valuable exhibits on loan.Posted in: News