AIM Announces New Chairs for Technical Committees
Thursday, January 10, 2013
AIM Announces New Chairs for
Kimball, Clive Hohberger and Rich Vossel to Serve
Cranberry Township, PA -- January 10, 2013 -- AIM, the industry association representing
the bar code, RFID, RTLS and mobile computing industry, has announced the
chairpersons of key technical committees for 2013, including RFID Experts Group
(REG), Technical Symbologies Committee (TSC), and Internet of Things
(IoT). Their elections fulfill the
committee guideline for annual rotation of the chair position. Election of the
vice chairs to rotate into the chair position for the following year will take
place at the meetings in January 2013.
Dan Kimball, DOD/SRA International will lead the REG, a committee
on which he has participated for several years.
Dr. Clive Hohberger, BloodCenter of WI
and former AIM chairman, will lead the TSC.
Dr. Hohberger has been involved with the committee for many years, and
has initiated many key AIM standards. Rich Vossel, Vossel LLC, will lead the IOT as it expands its
scope and influence within the industry.
"AIM is pleased that Dan
Kimball, Clive Hohberger and Rich Vossel have accepted the roles of chairperson
for these important standards committees," states Chuck Evanhoe, AIM board
chairman. "The experience that they bring to their respective committees will
serve the industry well. As the scope of work in the committees expands, we
will look to them for continued leadership and broad acceptance within the
more information about AIM technical committees and to participate, please
contact the AIM office.
About the TSC
Technical Symbology Committee (TSC) is comprised of individuals from AIM member
companies who are the world's leading experts on symbology design, as well as
printing and decoding algorithms.
Companies actively work with the committee to ensure a complete
technical specification is available to the market. Many symbologies published as AIM
specifications have moved into the international community and ISO
About the REG
Founded in 2004, the RFID Experts Group (REG)
is the AIM committee responsible for addressing the standards and issues
associated with radio frequency identification (RFID). The REG is currently comprised of over 40
organizations from the U.S.,
Europe, and Asia. The REG has authored five ISO Technical
Reports (on Security, Recycling, ISO/IEC 18000-6C Labeling, installation of
ISO/IEC 18000-6C reading systems and ISO/IEC TR24729-4-Tag Security.). The committee
has also submitted The RFID Emblem (ISO/IEC 29160) as an ISO standard to assist
in consumer notification of RFID and to assist in operational use of the
About the IoT
Founded in 2011, AIM’s Internet of Things (IoT) committee provides a forum for
members to understand and help shape the rapidly changing landscape of the
interconnected world of products, services, and, information. The committee
enables participants to lay the foundation for a smarter, more efficient world
using automatic identification and mobility technology solutions.
For 40 years, AIM has served as the
association and worldwide authority on automatic identification, data
collection and networking in a mobile environment. AIM members are
manufacturers, distributors, resellers and end-users in the auto ID and mobile
IT industry. AIM is dedicated to accelerating the growth and use of Automatic
Identification and Mobility technologies and services around the world. Visit
us online at www.aimglobal.org.
Download the complete press release (pdf).