August 3, 2016

Freedom News


Skip Vaccaro to Head Up Software Solution Sales

STATESVILLE, NC – February 13, 2017: Skip Vaccaro, a 30 year veteran of the AIDC/POS, RFID (Radio Frequency) and Digital Signage market and formerly with Symbol, Motorola as well as a Business Development Manager at BlueStar Inc., has joined Freedom RFID to head up their Software Solution Company, GopherWerx. He will be responsible for the development of strong partnerships, alliances and strategic sales with an emphasis on the SouthEast Supply Chain industries along the Atlantic coast. “I’m delighted to be joining a seasoned, well-trained organization that provides great products for our customers.”, said Skip. “Freedom RFID has a great reputation in this industry. They have a great business model that will help maximize their revenues and will help their core customer, resellers, and partnerships.”

Freedom RFID has worked regularly with other developers and integrators to assist in custom builds or enabling existing MRP and WMS systems. Currently, they are launching a new division of their company called GopherWerx that solely focuses and develops flexible, out of the box software solutions for asset management and supply chain management. This is a natural progression from their RF (Radio Frequency) Surveys and custom solutions for retail and manufacturing.

“We are very excited about Skip joining GopherWerx.”, said Adam Ramsey, CEO of GopherWerx. “Skip’s experience at a company like BlueStar will be extremely helpful as we strengthen existing relationships and leveraging new alliances. He brings energy and a wealth of knowledge to the team. We are glad to have a Sales Director with a vast experience in Solution and Reseller Management.” Read Here...

Business Wire

Fast Track Convenience solution poised to revolutionize the self-checkout experience

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), a global leader in specialty printing and automatic identification solutions, the Danby Group, a value-added reseller specializing in automatic identification solutions, and Freedom Shopping, an RFID retail solutions provider were recognized last month by Retail Solutions Provider Association (RSPA) and Vertical Systems Reseller (VSR) at RetailNow with the Innovative Solution Award for Quick Service. RSPA and VSR honored the group’s work on the Fast Track Convenience solution for Sterling Services. The award pays tribute to VARs that have developed multi-vendor retail technology solutions for small-to medium-sized businesses... READ MORE

Supply Chain Brain

UPM RFID Forms Online Store With Freedom Shopping

UPM RFID has joined with Freedom Shopping, Inc. to offer UHF and NFC radio frequency identification (RFID) tags and inlays through a new online store, NFC Freedom. Located at, the store features a wide range of products, including UPM's BullsEye, Circus and RaceTrack NFC tags, as well as UPM Web and ShortDipole UHF tags in a variety of delivery formats. The site offers customized encoding and printing services, known as FreedomTag, for each order. The tool allows customers to quickly upload instructions for their NFC tag or smart poster orders. Part of UPM's Engineered Materials business group, UPM RFID is a producer of HF, NFC and UHF RFID tags and inlays. It has production plants in 16 countries. Freedom Shopping, Inc. specializes in the development of RFID-enabled point-of-sale, security and self-service products for the retail market... READ MORE

Freedom Shopping RFID Kiosk Awarded Kiosk Excellence Award

MEI Retail’s self-service system customer Freedom Shopping LLC ( received the Kiosk Excellence Award for “Best New Innovation” at the 2007 KioskCom Self-Service Expo. These awards distinguish companies and individuals across multiple industries for their leadership, innovation and success within the self-service kiosk industry. Recipients were honored at KioskCom's 6th Annual Excellence Awards ceremony on April 22-25 in Las Vegas.

KioskCom awarded Freedom Shopping for its Freedom Shopping Kiosk, a compact, wall-mounted, self-checkout kiosk that automatically detects radio frequency identification (RFID) 10 seconds, with a thumbprint version of the system averaging less than five seconds. The unit is ideal for  vendors wanting a speedy checkout without the need for security features... READ MORE

Freedom Shopping: RFID UHF Security System

Freedom Shopping's RFID UHF Security System is a high powered RFID UHF reader system that delivers the ultimate protection and consumer privacy at the same time. The gates run on a light real-time operating system (RTOS) that delivers consistent and intelligent alarms compared with Linux OS when Gen 2 RFID identified items pass through the gates. And there are no false alarms due to employee oversight or hardware malfunction...