IMPiNj xArray RAIN RFID Gateway

Designed for large-scale, item-level applications in retail, healthcare, and manufacturing, the xArray gateway provides real-time Item Intelligence events including an item’s identity, location, and movement. Improve customer service, increase employee productivity, and make better business decisions.


Air Interface Protocol  :EPCglobal UHF RFID Class 1 Gen 2 / ISO 18000-63

Power Sources:Power over Ethernet (PoE) IEEE 802.3af or Listed/Certified power supply, marked LPS or Class 2, with 24Vdc output, rated minimum 2.5A

Power Consumption: -82 dBm

Coverage Area per xArray: 1,500 sq. ft. (139m2) with Monza R6 based tags*, coverage area may be less with other RFID tags.

Operating Modes: Wide Area Monitoring (tag inventory); Locationing (tag inventory with x,y location); Tag Direction (track tags as they move through sectors)
Location Accuracy :85% within 5 ft. (1.5 m) in ideal conditions; 66% within 3.3 ft. (1 m) in ideal conditions
RF Beams : 52 Dual-Polarized Beams

Product Features

  • Wide-Area Monitoring:  A single xArray gateway has a field of view up to 1,500 ft² (139m²); coverage extended with multiple gateways Inventory Accuracy Optimize store operations, improve inventory availability, develop seamless shopping experiences, and collect valuable analytics to drive informed business decisions
  • Map Location and Track Movement in Real-Time:: Resolve x-y locations to within 5 ft (1.5m) and track movement in two dimensions
  • Platform Ready Leverage ItemSense software for large-scale data aggregation and device management
  • Continuous, Hands-free Monitoring: Always-on connectivity installs overhead to automatically monitor wide area
  • Real-Time Item Identification :Location and Movement Monitor inventory, determine x-y location, and track item movement along two axes

Plug and Play :Integrated system streamlines the deployment process and minimizes installation costs
Use Cases

  • Industrial Automation
  • Asset Tracking
  • Inventory Accuracy