Ultra Wideband (UWB) Technology

Knowledge That Gives You Insights That Inspire Innovation

Designed with over 25 years of expertise, Zebra's Ultra Wideband (UWB) products provide you with a world-class platform enabling accurate asset and personnel visibility solutions. Our products are designed for applications that require precise and high update rate real-time location of assets and personnel.

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  • Amazing Level of Visibility

    Unlike other systems which limit sensors to specific coverage cells, Zebra’s solutions can be used over your entire facility, yielding maximum coverage. With maximum coverage you will have visibility into your entire business and operations, providing you with actionable data in order to make smarter decisions.

  • Excellent Accuracy

    Zebra’s advanced UWB real-time location solution is capable of delivering thousands of tag blinks per second at up to 30 cm accuracy. This level of precision will allow your business to accurately forecast operations including inventory, work in progress and material flow.

  • Track in Real-Time

    Zebra’s real-time technology will allow you to streamline and automate your business operations to harness the visible value chain for business intelligence. With smart operations your business will be able to execute and plan in real-time, increasing efficiently and creating new opportunities.

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Know in Real-Time the Quantity, Location and Condition of All Your Assets

Zebra Dart Wand

UWB Wand

Simplicity

The UWB Wand Module is a small table-top device used to configure and inventory your UWB Tags, allowing end users to easily set-up and manage thousands of tags. It connects via USB to a Windows computer, which runs Zebra's UWB Wand Application Software, and configures UWB Tags using a Low Frequency channel.

  • Configure up to 100 UWB Tags at once
  • Configurable UWB range from 30 cm to 150 m
  • Smart-phone sized, table top device
  • Frequency Range

    6.35 to 6.75 GHz

  • Width

    8,23 cm (3.24 in)

  • Weight

    163 gm (5.76 oz)

  • Length

    13,4 cm (5.26 in)

  • Height

    3,99 cm (1.57 in)

  • Power

    5V @ 0.25A

Zebra Dart Hub

UWB Hub

Maximum Coverage with Minimal Equipment

This intuitive and cost-effective product runs Zebra's advanced Ultra-Wideband (UWB) real-time locating system (RTLS), capable of delivering thousands of tag blinks per second at up to 30 cm accuracy. Unlike other RTLS systems which limit sensors to specific coverage cells, the Zebra UWB Hub allows all UWB Sensors to be used over your entire facility, yielding maximum coverage with minimal sensor count.

  • Long Range Active RFID – Up to 200 metres (650 feet)
  • High Tag Throughput – Thousands of tags per second capacity
  • Easy Installation – Standard connectivity: 10/100 Ethernet, PoE; multiple Sensor daisy-chain capabilities
  • Data Throughput

    Up to 3,500 1 Hz tags/hub

  • Width

    22,9 cm (9.0 in)

  • Weight

    1,64 kg (58 oz)

  • Length

    35,6 cm (14.0 in)

  • Height

    9 cm (3.5 in)

  • Power

    100 – 240 VDC 50/60 Hz 2.5 A (Provides power for up to 64 total sensors)

  • Connectivity

    Ethernet Cat 5e

Zebra Dart Sensor

UWB Sensor

Superior Asset Visibility

This product detects UWB pulses emitted by Zebra's UWB Tags and provides superb asset visibility, within Zebra’s RTLS solution, through a wide range of cutting-edge features. UWB Sensors are offered with three antenna types to choose from – High-gain, Mid-gain and Omni.

  • Long RTLS Range – Up to 200 metres (650 feet) line of sight
  • Excellent real-time location accuracy – Better than 30cm (1 foot) line of sight
  • Unmatched RTLS tag throughput – Up to 3500 1Hz tags/ hub
  • Fast intuitive setup – Typical single location set-up in one day
  • Frequency Range

    6.35 to 6.75 GHz

  • Power

    20 – 48 VDC (24mA @ 48VDC)

Zebra Dart Vision Reader

UWB Vision Reader

Robust Presence Detection

Perfect for access control, this product offers a detection level that exceeds the capabilities of other RFID technologies through the use of patented short-pulse, ultra-wideband (UWB) technology. The UWB Vision Reader can be deployed alongside the UWB RTLS solution, or alone through an Ethernet connection.

  • Long Range Active RFID – Up to 200 metres (650 feet)
  • High Tag Throughput – Thousands of tags per second capacity
  • Robust UWB RFID – Excellent detection in high multi-path, difficult environments
  • Frequency Range (-10dB)

    6.35 to 6.75 GHz

  • Length (w/ Drip Shield)

    Mid & High-Gain: 27,9 cm (11.0 in)

    Omni: 38,1 cm (15.0 in)

  • Width (w/ Mounting Bracket)

    17,1 cm (6.75 in)

  • Height (w/ Mounting Bracket)

    10,8 cm (4.25 in)

  • Weight

    2.6 kg (5.8 lbs)

  • Power Consumption

    Standard POE 802.3af (37-57 VDC)

  • Connectivity

    Ethernet

    Wi-Fi

     

Zebra Dart Tag

UWB Tag

High Accuracy

Zebra's UWB Tags are affixed to assets or personnel to monitor and track their location at all times – in real time – with incredible accuracy. They have a unique ID and emit UWB pulses that are received by Zebra's UWB Sensors. Tags are offered in two form factors: a small circular tag used on assets and a low-profile badge tag used on personnel or assets, both suitable for indoor and outdoor use.

  • Exceptional performance – Performs in high multi-path environments
  • Long RF Range Excellent real-time location accuracy – Up to 200 metres (650 feet) range and better than 30cm (1 foot) line of sight
  • Long tag battery life – Up to 7 years at 1 Hz blink rate
  • Frequency Range

    6.35 to 6.75 GHz

  • Width

    Ø4,0 cm (1.57 in)

  • Weight

    20 gm (0.70 oz)

  • Length

    Ø4,0 cm (1.57 in)

  • Height

    2,0 cm (0.78 in)

  • Power

    BR2335

Success Story

Real-Time Asset Tracking Drives Emergency Care Goals at Washington Hospital centre

Success Story

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