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
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 i3World Express, a monthly newsletter for the AIDC community, and is the chairman of the SC31 committee responsible for
creating RFID air interface standards. He is 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 ISO meetings. He is the founder and the past editor of
RFID News, an electronic newsletter for the RFID community from AIM. 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 email@example.com
, web site www.hightechaid.com
, or by phone at +1 724 443 7518.