ClearStream RFID News

April 2, 2024 - Seamless Triathlon Success: ClearStream RFID Powers Young Athletes Achievements

Empowering young triathletes’ dreams with precise timing and seamless event management

Calverton, NY - Focussing on our 'young persons' events, it's now been 7 years of unrelenting triathlons and duathlons where we've seen some of our youngest qualifying triathletes in the UK series from 8 years of age traverse through their age categories to completion at the age of 14. Regardless of age when we first see them going through their paces, there is no lack of determination and ambition in every child to compare their times with their peers and their own previous 'personal bests'. They can see their overall times broken down into leg sections and laps within those sections. A whole raft of collected data to report against.

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June 28, 2023 - PTS Introduces ClearStream RFID On-Board for Impinj

Portable Technology Solutions (PTS) continues to expand hardware compatibility options for the market’s most flexible fixed RFID software

Calverton, NY - Portable Technology Solutions (PTS) announces that its Clearstream RFID On-Board application will now be compatible with Impinj R-700 fixed RFID scanners. Clearstream is the only off-the-shelf RFID software that supports On-Board capabilities for both Zebra and Impinj scanners.

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Feb 2, 2023 - TracerPlus Now Supports Technology Solutions (TSL) Handheld UHF RFID Readers

Portable Technology Solutions (PTS) continues to expand upon hardware compatibility options

Calverton, NY - Portable Technology Solutions (PTS) announces that its latest release of TracerPlus Mobile App Development software now supports the complete line of UHF RFID readers manufactured by TSL (an HID company). This new compatibility further expands the data collection options available with the market’s most flexible enterprise class data-collection system.

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May 10, 2022 - ClearStream RFID 7.0 Now Available

The most powerful and affordable free-to-try RFID and BLE software on the market

Calverton, NY - Portable Technology Solutions (PTS) continues to set the pace for affordable RFID solutions able to adapt to any environment. ClearStream RFID 7.0 remains an accessible, powerful tool requiring no programming experience. 7.0 introduces a subscription model, BLE zoning, IoT device grouping, and the ability to quick scan; an exciting new feature that allows RFID to scan into any application.

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February 11, 2022 - EDI/Alltech Discover ClearStream is in a Class of Its Own for Student Tracking

When a Leading SIS developer decided to add student tracking, PTS's ClearStream provided a reliable, cost-effective, and easy-to-use solution.

California - For nearly 20 years, California-based Education Dynamics (EDI) has developed software to help schools reduce administrative costs and free up valuable time for teachers and staff to focus on individual student needs. When EDI’s clients started to ask for automatic attendance-taking features to be added to its flagship StudentTrac SIS software, EDI listened. EDI’s responsiveness to the particular needs of its clients—primarily charter schools—has, after all, driven StudentTrac’s development.

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April 22, 2021 - Financial Services Client: Problem Solved with ClearStream RFID

ClearStream RFID enables streamlined asset tracking to a large finanial services client.

Calverton, NY - A leading multinational banking and financial services corporation had a problem: an inefficient asset-tracking process that was costing hundreds of thousands of dollars annually in labor and loss - with half a million IT assets to account for across the country. The solution, implement a cost effective RFID tracking system using ClearStream RFID and TracerPlus.

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May 27, 2020 - ClearStream RFID Achieves Zebra Technologies Validation

PTS worked closely with Zebra Global Enablement Center to test ClearStream RFID for interoperability with select products.

Calverton, NY - Portable Technology Solutions (PTS), a provider of mobile barcode and RFID software and systems, announced today that it has successfully completed Zebra Technologies’ Validation Program for its ClearStream RFID software. The powerful yet simple system configures fixed RFID and Bluetooth beacon tracking software, and can be used to track virtually anything. The Zebra validation indicates to customers and partners that ClearStream RFID successfully completed the testing and validation process and confirms its compatibility, performance, and functionality with select Zebra devices.

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February 26, 2020 - PTS Named Zebra Premier ISV Partner

Data collection and RFID solutions recognized for the value they bring to customers, resellers.

Calverton, NY - Portable Technology Solutions, LLC (PTS), a provider of mobile barcode and RFID software and systems announced today that it has been promoted to Premier ISV [Independent Software Vendors] Partner status in Zebra Technologies’ PartnerConnect program.

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October 22, 2019 - Michigan High School Student's School Safety System Wins Hackathon, with Assist from Portable Technology Solutions

Michigan - Last year, while the country was roiled by news of yet more school shootings, Michigan 10th-grader Yousef El Chafei was taking a class in computer programming and wondering if there was anything he could do to help out. So when the Walled Lake School District’s hackathon came along with the challenge to create a program that could help people in their everyday lives, Yousef thought about his fellow students and knew what problem he wanted to tackle.

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December 21, 2018 - ClearStream Software for RFID and Bluetooth Beacons

Calverton, NY - ClearStream has earned its reputation as the only free-to-try/shareware fixed RFID application that joins enterprise-class power with ease of use and total flexibility. Now, the power and simplicity that ClearStream has always brought to RFID solutions are also available for Bluetooth, with ClearStream’s added BLE compatibility.

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October 18, 2018 - PTS ClearStream RFID Reviews the FEIG U500 UHF Directional Reader Solution

Introduced by FEIG Electronic in 2018, the UHF Directional Reader Solution is capable of identifying the direction and location that a specific RFID tag is moving, even in overly congested situations.

Calverton, NY - Recently, Howie Heckman, lead engineer, and Brad Horn, CEO and co-founder of Portable Technology Solutions (PTS), linked up the new UHF Directional Reader Solution by FEIG ELECTRONICS with their ClearStream RFID Software. In addition to the review information here, the video produced goes on to further explain and shows off the device’s capabilities and features.

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July 20, 2018 - Concrete Evidence That ClearStream is the right RFID Software for You

Phoenix Precast seamlessly integrates ClearStream RFID and TracerPlus with their pre-existing database to ensure concrete items can be easily tracked and shipped efficiently.

Concord, NH - Founded in 1993, Phoenix Precast Products manufactures all manner of precast products, ranging from small concrete steps to 10,000 pound concrete structures. With an ever-expanding yard of concrete structures in various sizes, Phoenix Precast Products knew that something had to be done to keep track of all of their inventory.

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July 17, 2018 - ClearStream Puts the Track in Track and Field

With ClearStream RFID, Entry App conquered a challenge it had with crowded fields at any particular measuring point that made manual timing a challenge, tending to result in missed and inaccurate data collection.

United Kingdom - Since 1997, UK’s Entry App has provided a full menu of services for timed sporting events such as running races, triathlons, and duathlons. For everything from registration to PA systems and race timing, Entry App is the company to go to for getting your competition, big or small, out of the starting blocks and headed toward a successful finish.

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February 18, 2018 - Campus-wide RFID System Tracks Books and Assets, Manages Access Control

Saint Louis University, in the Philippines, has deployed a solution from Image Innovations Services using PTS's ClearStream middleware and a variety of fixed and handheld readers.

Baguio, Philippines - Saint Louis University (SLU), a private Catholic university in Baguio, the Philippines, has deployed an extensive radio frequency identification solution that encompasses student and employee access, asset tracking and library management, all on a single platform. The solution was provided by Image Innovations Services (IIS), using Portable Technology Solutions (PTS)'s ClearStream RFID middleware. The deployment started in the library, but the technology is now tracking individuals' ID badges, as well as asset tags at all campus and parking-lot entrances.

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February 7, 2018 - Conference Improves Attendee Flow, Meal Planning via RFID

The Charleston Defense Contractors Association has been able to re-strategize its session locations, as well as reduce the amount of waste in food costs, by better understanding attendee behavior and traffic movement.

Charleston, SC - The Charleston Defense Contractors Association (CDCA) reports that it increased efficiency at its December 2017 trade show, while also improving services for attendees, with the use of data from an RFID system that tracked the movements of conference goers as they wandered around the event. The system, supplied by Professional Solutions Delivered LLC (ProSoDel), is a UHF RFID crowd analytics solution employing Portable Technology Solutions (PTS)'s TracerPlus and ClearStream RFID software.

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September 13, 2017 - PTS Launches ClearStream 4.1 with New Reader Controls

Portable Technology Solutions’ latest version of ClearStream, RFID software that is free to try, boasts new features that allow users to configure just what data they capture from read events, the way they need it

Calverton, NY - Portable Technology Solutions – an industry leader in user-configurable data collection software – has released ClearStream RFID 4.1. This latest release includes powerful new features to allow users to better control how their data is routed within their organization.

Tag moderation was introduced in version 4.1 allowing users to configure only the tag reads that are important to them. This drastically reduces network traffic and overhead while still providing the same level of data quality and integrity.

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April 24, 2017 - FEIG RAIN Readers Now Compatible With ClearStream RFID Software

The combination of FEIG and ClearSteam makes implementing RFID systems simple and straightforward

Atlanta, GA - FEIG ELECTRONICS INC. continues its drive of straightforward RFID reader configurability and operation by announcing native support from Portable Technology Solutions’ ClearStream RFID software, the only user configurable fixed RFID Software that sets up in minutes to track assets and inventory tags.

FEIG readers now work out of the box with ClearStream’s updated version 4.1 software, allowing immediate use of its fixed readers from the simplest reader operations to flexible coverage for the most complex customized enterprise systems.

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May 2, 2016 - Long Island’s Portable Technology Solutions (PTS) Helps Florida Students Address School Shootings

Gives High School STEM Team the Tools It Needs for a High-Tech Solution

Miami, FL - With the help of a Long Island company, three Florida high school freshmen are using technology and ingenuity to try to end school shootings. Faced with the challenge of designing a group capstone project for their STEM [Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics] class at Scheck Hillel Community Day School in Miami, Florida, Esther Benasayag, Albert Wolak, and Abraham Woldenberg looked to recent headlines and tried to find a way, as they put it, “to save lives.”

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June 1, 2015 - Portable Technology Solutions Releases ClearStream RFID 3.1

Support added for Alien Fixed RFID readers using the Alien Reader Protocol (ARP) and Enhanced read performance among the major features

Calverton, NY - Portable Technology Solutions (PTS) announced today that it has released Version 3.1 of ClearStream RFID. Included in this release are support for all Alien Readers via the Alien Reader Protocol (ARP), major performance enhancements for tag reading & memory usage, and added support for a wider range of antenna power which is now based on reader capabilities instead of a static range.

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October 28, 2014 - Portable Technology Solutions Releases ClearStream RFID 3.0

Virtual Site Survey Heads List of New Features for ClearStream 3.0

Calverton, NY /PRNewswire/: In 2012, Portable Technology Solutions, LLC (PTS) launched ClearStream RFID software and put enterprise-class RFID systems within the reach of any business. Now ClearStream 3.0 makes it easier than ever for businesses to see how RFID technology can work for them, with a Virtual Site Survey that can make costly on-site surveys a thing of the past.

ClearStream's new Virtual Site Survey enables users to quickly construct a graphical representation of their own floor plans, place virtual RFID readers and antennas where desired, and see how inventory and assets are scanned as they move through the drag-and-drop environment. Inventory and asset data is actually recorded to the relevant database (compatible with Microsoft Excel, text files, or any ODBC-compliant database) for each room in the floor plan, just as it would be if using physical readers making for seamless conversion to an actual production environment.

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June 28, 2013 - Portable Technology Solutions Releases ClearStream RFID 2.0

Experience Fixed RFID Software Freedom

PTS announces the release of ClearStream RFID 2.0, making it compatible with LLRP compliant fixed RFID readers from manufacturers including Impinj, Intermec, Alien, ThingMagic, and Motorola. ClearStream RFID is the only user-configurable Fixed RFID Software that can be set up in minutes to track virtually anything including people, assets, and inventory anytime, anywhere into the database of your choice.

Recent user Mohammed T. Abuateek of iBusiness Solutions in Qatar states, We have finished the first day of our event successfully scanning with 12 readers using ClearStreamRFID. A total of 2,433 visitors were scanned today syncing more than 100,000 records smoothly to our SQL server using your software. The performance was really great thanks to you. With new features and user interface enhancements, ClearStream RFID 2.0 gives you an overall better experience than ever before.

Highlighted features:

  • Configurable I/O controls.
  • Stream tags into ODBC databases (Access, Oracle, My SQL, SQL Server and more), Microsoft Excel or tab-delimited text files.
  • Filter incoming tag data.
  • Stream data from multiple Fixed RFID locations.
  • Configurable EPC memory bank length.

April 2, 2012 - Portable Technology Solutions Releases ClearStream RFID

The Fastest & Easiest Set Up on the Market

Track Critical Inventory & Assets Anytime, Anywhere with 100% Accuracy

Calverton, NY: Portable Technology Solutions, LLC (PTS), today announced the availability of ClearStream RFID,, the ideal front end data collection tool for inventory and asset tracking. The fastest and easiest to set up on the market, users can install, hook up and begin reading in minutes with just a few clicks to suit any facility or business need. It integrates into any pre-existing system, with no programming required to see anything, anywhere, anytime with 100% accuracy.

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