Today Microsoft has released production ready BETA version of BizTalk RFID 2009.
The key features of BizTalk RFID 2009 include:
· BizTalk RFID Mobile (RFID platform for Windows Mobile and Windows CE based devices)
o BizTalk RFID Mobile consists of a runtime engine, tools and components to develop, deploy and manage RFID solutions on mobile devices.
o Store and Forward: BizTalk RFID Mobile supports the ability to store events locally as well as forward them to the server.
o Remote Management: BizTalk RFID Mobile allows remote management of Windows Mobile-based devices.
o SQL Sink service: BizTalk RFID Mobile supports using a SQL database to store events and information on the mobile device, in much the same way that BizTalk Server RFID does.
· Support for industry Standards
o LLRP Provider: Out-of-the-box connectivity with readers using the EPCglobal-ratified Low-Level Reader Protocol (LLRP) reader-host standard.
o TDT: Services to decode tag attributes natively via the Tag Data Translation (TDT) standards library
o WS Discovery: A library for providers to discover devices using the standard web services based discovery mechanism.
· Support for newer platforms
o Windows Server 2008
o SQL Server 2008
o .Net 3.5 SP1 and Visual Studio 2008
Oct 27 2008, 11:31 PM