Steve Halliday


High Tech Aid

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 http://www.hightechaid.com) 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 http://www.RFIDTraxxllc.com for more information.


June 19, 2015


What happened to the “Things”

7 min read

We are all very caught up in the “Internet of Things” phenomenon.  There isn’t a day goes by when we don’t see an article (or sixteen) on the topic.  We see statistics quoted here there and everywhere about this is going to/already is affecting our lives, yet almost none of these articles seems to see […]