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Evigia Systems

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Founded: 2004
Founder: Navid Yazdi (PhD EE '99)
Product/Service: Integrated Active RFID Sensors, Transponders, Tags and Readers
Location: Ann Arbor, MI

Evigia is the industry leader in utilizing integrated sensor and ASIC technologies to dramatically improve the functionality and cost of wireless and sensing products. These advances allow significant improvement in the performance and cost of asset-management supply chains.

The network's functionality, visibility, and security control are dramatically increased, while the underlying hardware products themselves benefit from smaller size, lower power consumption, and lower cost with our solution approach. [Evigia Website, About Us]

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February 21, 2012

Frost & Sullivan Lauds Evigia for its Extensive Line of RFID-Sensing Products

Evigia recognized for delivering unmatched value in Active RFID and Wireless Sensing

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - Based on its recent analysis of the wireless sensing solutions market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Evigia with the 2011 North America Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Line Strategy. Evigia leverages its position and knowledge of active radio frequency identification (RFID) and integrated sensing to develop a comprehensive range of products that includes RFID tags, integrated sensors, readers and transponders. The company's feature-rich and cost-efficient line of products enables it to cater to a number of demanding applications across various industry verticals.

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© Mireya Espinoza, Frost & Sullivan

lightwave logoDec 21, 2010

EECS Spinoffs Recognized as Key Innovators in Business Competition

Competing with more than 600 companies for more than $1M in awards, Arbor Photonics took 2nd place overall and $150K, while Evigia was awarded a prize of $25K in the category of Defense & Homeland Security at The Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition, held December 9-11. Both companies are spinoffs of Electrical and Computer Engineering faculty and students.

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© EECS News. Catharine June: (734) 936-2965,

rfid journal logoApr 14, 2010

Evigia Announces Mobile All-in-One RFID Reader

The company, which provides RFID hardware to the U.S. Department of Defense and its vendors, has added its active 433 MHz reader module and software to Motorola's MC9090-G handheld interrogator, to create its new EV3-HHI-PAB device.

Evigia Systems, a provider of active RFID technology that sells largely to the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) and its vendors, as well as to companies in the cold chain and logistics industries, has announced a new handheld RFID reader that combines active, passive and bar-code reading capabilities. The EV3-HHI-PAB device is based on Motorola's MC9090-G RFID handheld computer that comes with an integrated passive RFID interrogator complying with the ISO 18000-6c and EPC Gen 2 standards, as well as a bar-code scanner.

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© RFID Journal. Mary Catherine O'Connor

upi logoApr 23, 2009

Evigia receives order for RFID contract

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Northrop Grumman has placed its first order for radio-frequency identification technologies with Evigia Systems as part of a U.S. Defense Department contract.

The Northrop Grumman-Evigia team was selected by the Defense Department to provide RFID technologies and engineering services for the tracking and asset management of government supply chains.

Michigan-based RFID hardware-products developer Evigia announced it received Northrop Grumman's first order for its RFID technologies as part of the Defense Department deal.

"We are committed to the (Defense Department's) desire for an open-standard architecture and increased product diversity in the active RFID marketplace," Navid Yazdi, Evigia chief executive, said in a statement.

"Furthermore, Evigia being part of a team of highly capable companies being primed by Northrop Grumman enables us to deliver a formidable product and solution platform that appropriately addresses (Defense Department) needs.

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