The Library RFID Automation System, LIBRA, integrates RFID technologies with web-based applications to produce an efficient, ideal and self-service library environment. This system benefits both users and librarians resulting in more updated inventory information, reduced labour costs, higher productivity and an enhanced level of customer service.
LIBRA Stock Take Robot
Libra Stock Take Robot is designed to be used in libraries, an attractive moving machinery to automatically locates bookshelf and deck, perform accurate books scanning. Customized application that are adapted to all schools or public libraries.
FRONT DESK WORK STATION
As an important component of RFID library solutions, Front Desk Work Station can serve multiple functions, both as the work station for library material circulation and as the tag conversion station. With additional touch screen monitor, it can also provide self-service check-in/out services, which greatly improves library efficiency.
RFID EAS Gate
The RFID EAS Gate serves to enhance safety and security of library items. Through detecting and alerting librarians of unauthorized removal of library items, library materials will be more secured.
Multi-Purpose Front Desk Station
The all-in-one multi-purpose front desk station is an important component of the RFID library solution. The work station serves as a tag conversion station and a library material circulation station. Both patrons and librarians can check in/out library materials at the front desk station.
Self Check In/Out Station
Through the integration of HF and UHF technologies, the self check in/out station offers the feasibility of a migration plan which benefits both librarians and patrons. The station provides efficient and convenient borrow, return and renewal services of circulating items. Hence, reducing labour costs and improving efficiency of libraries.
Book Return and Sorting Unit
The book return and sorting unit is customizable and is able to accurately sort returned materials to their pre-defined categories. The sorting unit is connected to the wall mounted 24-hour book return station that automatically checks in items. Thus, making it more convenient for both patrons and librarians.
Mobile Stock Take Trolley
The mobile stock take trolley improves stock take efficiency and reduces labour intensity of shelving procedures. The device integrates stocktaking, searching, shelving, and data collection and processing.
HKC’s book dispenser is an automated device that acts as an extension of the library. It offers convenience and flexibility to readers as it is located in public areas. Readers are able to borrow and return books 24/7 at any book dispenser with their library cards.
Lots of virus and germs are found in the books aged for long years, especially placing in the libraries with high circulation rates by different people. To enhance the hygiene of the library and personal health of patrons, HKC provides a one-touch operation book sterilizer. By UV-C lamps and air blower, it can sterilize 99.9% of virus and germs in 30 sec, including the book cover and inside pages. In addition, it can also sterilize stationery or toys which may have with hidden virus/ germs.