B.O.S. Better Online Solutions Ltd. (BOS), an Israel-based provider of RFID-enabled supply chain solutions, has announced the sale of its waste management solution to Otto, a waste management firm with operations in Europe and the U.S. The RFID solution will be used by Otto to in support of a weight-based billing system for waste collection.
Otto provides a range of waste-handling services to its customers, including the accompanying hardware of the business, such as residential carts, lifters, commercial containers, recycle bins and public space containers. The firm has been pioneering in the use of RFID technology to optimize the waste collection process.
As part of its deal with Otto, BOS has designed a unique RFID tag for the Otto’s bins, and will provide up to one million of the tags. The system also includes RFID readers and antennas, and software to track waste collection routes. The solution’s hardware all operates in a wide range of climates and weather conditions, and is also appropriate for use with liquid waste materials.