RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) is used in retail and logistics, but how many of us know about it being used in schools, hospitals, jewelery stores and now banks. Belgaum-based company- Omkrown Systems Pvt Ltd is all geared up to take the lead in the RFID market in non-conventional industry segments.
The company has been serving its regional clients for long, and is now expanding operations to neighboring states. It has bagged 4-5 big deals recently, one of them being RFID system at 42 branches of Gujarat-based Anand Niketan School. The group is planning for another 60 schools by the end of 2013.
Omkrown specializes in the development of RFID Solutions, Animations and Web Based Solutions for all sectors. After implementing RFID for Jewellery, schools, hospitals and banking industry, they wish to explore Container/Pallet Tracking, Manufacturing Lines, Parking Lots and Fleet Maintenance.
The School Management System helps in collection and dissemination of all the records of a student. The students carry an RFID-enabled card that contains personal, attendance and academic records. This system could also be customized with SMS and GPS features, which could be used by the parents to track their kids.
The banking solution helps in enhanced service and prevention of credit card frauds. Under this process, the passbook or debit/credit card of the customer is tagged with the RFID tags which will contain all information of the customer. Whenever the customer enters bank, the respective tag will be read by the RFID reader in the entrance of the bank and will notify the bankers with the client information. It also helps in manage the academic record, fees, payroll, heath record, library, teacher profile and many more.
The latest in the offering is RFID in hospital. It will facilitate to access patient information for review, to track patients and doctors location during emergency and to restrict access to unauthorized staff in a restricted area within hospital.
Omkrown System was incorporated in July 1992 as a private limited company by RK group of concerns. It started with testing of specialty chemicals and gradually expanded the wings to RFID solutions. Like any new company, Omkorwn faced the challenges of convincing the clients.