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Wavetrend expands RFID into Asia/Pacific region

December 15, 2006 - Wavetrend, the leading manufacturer of active Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology has appointed the AIM-listed biometrics and RFID specialist RC Group (Holdings) Limited (RCG ) as an Accredited Channel Partner for the Asia/Pacific region.

Accredited Channel Partners are supported by Wavetrend to design, develop and deliver innovative solutions based on the group’s open architecture platform. Through its 40 Channel Partners worldwide, projects have been deployed successfully across multiple market sectors including security, defence, health, transport, mining and natural resources.

RCG combines expertise in both biometric and RFID technologies to offer solutions that enhance security and increase convenience for enterprises and end-users alike. These solutions can be applied to a number of industries such as aviation, healthcare, logistics, casinos and real estate. The Group has expanded rapidly in Asia and the Middle East, and has recently signed an agreement with Digital China Holdings, the largest IT products distributor in the People’s Republic of China, to penetrate the biometric and RFID markets across mainland China.

Raymond Chu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of RCG commented: “Our skills in the fast-growing active RFID market are highly complementary. This agreement provides us with access to cutting edge technology and an open platform architecture through which to provide yet more innovative solutions to our customers.”

“We are excited at the prospect of working with RCG’s experienced team of professionals,” said Chris Bishop, CEO of Wavetrend. “We recognise there are significant opportunities for us to jointly develop projects across Asia and the Middle East region and look forward to a productive relationship.”

About Wavetrend
Wavetrend Technologies Ltd is a world-leading provider of Ultra Long Range (ULR) active Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology, offering a comprehensive range of tags, readers, peripherals and supporting software through its global network of accredited Channel Partners. Founded in 1999, Wavetrend is head-quartered in Richmond, London, and has offices in the USA, South Africa and Singapore.

About RCG
RC Group (Holdings) Limited is a leading international developer, manufacturer and solutions provider in the biometrics and RFID technology industries, which was listed on the Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange in July 2004. The Group has an aggressive growth strategy with a clear focus on developing new applications and revenue streams for global roll-out, particularly in the security applications industry.
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