Rishon Letzion, Israel — May 11, 2009 — B.O.S. Better Online Solutions Ltd. (“BOS”) (NASDAQ: BOSC) today announced that it has provided BOS - Waste management system including over 1 million radio frequency identification (RFID) tags to Otto, a leading provider of integrated solutions for waste management in Europe and in the United States. Using BOS' RFID solution will enable Otto to manage and track waste collection, control waste management sub-contractors and offer better waste removal services to the public.
Otto offers the full range of waste handling related products and services, as well as residential carts, lifters, commercial containers, recycle bins and public space containers. Otto is one of the first waste management companies to understand the added value of using RFID to optimize the waste collection process.
"Our ongoing relationship with Otto shows the technological advances being made in the environmental market," said Shalom Daskal, CEO of BOS. "We are pleased to be supporting Otto in its pioneering and innovative efforts towards next-generation waste billing, which will be based on weight."
BOS, through its subsidiary BOS supply chain solutions (ODEM) , has designed a unique RFID tag for the Otto's bins, and is also supplying Otto with the appropriate RFID readers and antennas. All the hardware operates in a wide range of climates and weather conditions, and is also appropriate for liquid waste materials. In addition to the RFID tags, BOS is also supplying software to track waste collection routes.
"BOS is proud to be a pioneer enabling waste management companies to support a greener environment," according to Daskal.