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Competitive Analysis

RackTRACK’ unique, patented 1-wire technology offers a compelling, cost-effective and value-packed alternative to RFID solutions. The table below compares several different approaches that provide location data for rack mounted assets.

Comparison of Technologies for Location of Rack Mounted Assets

CAPABILITIES & FEATURES RackTRACK PASSIVE RFID,
not in real-time
PASSIVE RFID,
in real-time
ACTIVE
RFID
Automated, real time location of asset
Automated, real-time location of asset at Rack Unit position
Alert if asset is removed from rack
Remote activation of LED at each RU
Immediate location data with FastStart
NO RFID calibration set-up processes required
NO Middleware and/or translation processes required
Initial cost of hardware and software
Low
Low
High
High