Higgs® RFID ICs

Trusted Performance™

Higgs EC
The industry’s most trusted passive UHF EPCglobal™ Class 1 Gen 2 RFID IC’s

  • Meets EPC Global Gen2 (V1.2.0) and ISO/IEC 18000-6C:2004/Amd 1:2006 (type C)
  • Proven, real world performance
  • Large memory or mass-market optimized variants

Product Matrix:

Higgs®-3 Higgs®-4 Higgs®-EC
Type Large Memory Mass-market Optimized Adds Reach, Reliability & Robustness
Total Memory 800 bits 512 bits 512 bits
Max EPC Bits 96-480 bits 128 bits 128 bits
Unique TID (unalterable serial number) 64 bits 80 bits
Serialization Yes (chip and non-chip based supported)
Read/Write Sensitivity Very Good Excellent Best-in-class
Read Distance 10m (30ft) 11m (33ft) 13m (42ft)

These products are covered by one or more of the following U.S. patents: 7967204, 7931063, 7868766, 7737825, 7716208, 7716160, 7688206, 7671720, 7659822, 7619531, 7615479, 7598867, 7580378, 7576656, 7562083, 7561221, 7559486, 7559131, 7554451, 7551141, 7542301, 7542008, 7522055, 7500610, 7489248, 7453705, 7452748, 7425467, 7417306, 7411503, 7385284, 7377445, 7364084, 7353598, 7342490, 7324061, 7321159, 7301458, 7295114, 7288432, 7265675, 7262686, 7193504, 7173528, 7172910, 7172789, 7141176, 7113250, 7101502, 7080444, 7070851, 7068224, 7046328, 6998644, 6988667, 6985361, 6980184, 6970219, 6952157, 6942155, 6933848. Other patents pending.

Available as:

  • Wafers for flip-chip antenna assembly;
  • SOT for mounting to PCB