NPDT Signs Agreement With Microsoft

Newport Digital Technologies (NPDT), said that it has signed a licensing agreement with Microsoft  to develop applications for its Windows Mobile platform. The company in conjunction with Taiwan based R&D technology incubators, the Institute for Information Industry (III) and the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), is commercializing a number of leading edge Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technologies. NPDT will offer a comprehensive line of mobile computing products and solutions targeting RFID field applications for asset tracking, inventory management and point-of-sale for various B2B markets.

NPDT's RFID product suite includes: Electronic Product Code (EPC) Global certification laboratories, ruggedized, military/commercial-grade RFID enabled, mobile handheld tablet computers, RFID forklifts and RFID tags. NDT will utilize the Microsoft Windows Mobile operating system.

Gary DeMel, CEO of NPDT, said: "We are very excited to work with Microsoft's technology and business teams to develop the next generation of RFID computing devices by utilizing Windows Mobile with customized application suites. Microsoft, which provides software and hardware products and solutions worldwide, is one of the world's premier companies and we are looking forward to a successful licensing agreement with them."

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