Steve Halliday

High Tech Aid
Guest Blogger

Steve is the President of High Tech Aid, a company based in Pittsburgh, PA providing consulting services about Automatic Identification and Data Capture technologies. He graduated from the University of Manchester, UK, with a degree in Electronic Engineering and he has been involved in automatic identification and data capture technologies since 1980. He is a member of the AIDC 100 and the 2010 winner of the Richard R. Dilling award.

Prior to forming High Tech Aid, Steve was vice president, technology for AIM Inc., a trade association for manufacturers, consultants, systems integrators, and users involved in automatic identification and data capture.

Steve has had numerous papers and articles published on technology subjects. He is the chairman of the SC31 committee responsible for creating RFID air interface standards and is the co-chairman of the EPCglobal™ Hardware Action Group. He is the editor/publisher of High Tech AIDCourier, a free monthly newsletter for the AIDC community (sign up at and is a frequent speaker at events around the world.

Steve works with companies that are looking at Automatic Identification and Data Capture technologies and helps them to understand where the technology is going, what standards they may need to encompass, and how to achieve their requirements. His client list includes both technology providers and technology users.

Steve is also co-founder of RFIDTraxx LLC, a developer of asset tracking solutions. The company provides solutions for tracking all forms of assets from documents to metal tools. Visit for more information.

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