HALLIDAY, Steve
HIGH TECH AID
410 Banbury Crossing
Gibsonia, PA 15044
Phone: 724-443-7518
steve@hightechaid.com
Steve Halliday graduated from the University of Manchester, UK, with a degree in Electronic Engineering. He has been involved in automatic identification and data capture technologies since 1981. This has included work on RFID and bar code technologies as well as the engineering and design of card readers and encoders, the manufacture of magnetic stripes, and the design of specialized integrated circuits for magnetic stripe applications. Steve is now the President of High Tech Aid, a company based in Pittsburgh, PA providing consulting services about Automatic Identification and Data Capture technologies. 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. He was responsible for all technology aspects for the trade association on a global basis including responsibilities in Magnetic Stripe, Bar Code, Radio Frequency Identification, and Wireless Communication. Before that, Steve worked for GFI-Genfare, a transit equipment manufacturer, as Director of Product Management, with special emphasis on their magnetic stripe program. Steve has had numerous papers and articles published on technology subjects. He is the editor/publisher of High Tech AIDCourier, a monthly newsletter for the AIDC community, and is the chairman of the SC31 committee responsible for creating RFID air interface standards. He the past chairman for the United States Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to ISO/IEC JTC1/SC31, Automatic Identification and Data Capture Techniques, He has also served as the Vice-Chair for the ANSI committee on Identification Cards, the Secretary for the ANSI Magnetic Stripe committee, and he is a regular attendee at ANSI and ISO meetings. He is also the founder and the past editor of RFID News, an electronic newsletter for the RFID community from AIM and the current editor of the HighTechAIDCourier, a newsletter about AIDC. Steve is also a past member of the board of directors for the Pittsburgh Society of Association Executives. Steve can be contacted by email at steve@hightechaid.com, web site http://www.hightechaid.com, or by phone at +1 724 443 7518.