STAR Systems International Deploys 1.2 Million Headlamp Transponders in the Dominican Republic


HONG KONG, Sept. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — STAR Systems International (SSI), a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) hardware, tag and professional services provider, today announced that it has completed a sale of 1.2 Million ISO 18000-6C headlamp transponders in the Dominican Republic.

“We are very pleased to partner with Thomas Copel for this project,” said Bob Karr, Managing Director of STAR Systems International.  “Thomas Copel is a highly professional and motivated local representative for SSI which brings a wealth of local market knowledge along with the ability to provide direct support for our products in the region.”

Commencing in the fall of 2015, these transponders will be installed on every motorcycle in the Dominican Republic.  A tracking system will use the transponders to help enforce compliance with the annual vehicle registration process.

“We are very excited with the Dominican Republic’s Internal Revenue Office ‘DGII’ (Direccion General de Impuestos Internos) decision to choose STAR Systems International and Thomas Copel for the fulfillment of this order.  The DGII are setting a new benchmark for Dominican Ministries that are looking to succeed in the implementation of leading-edge technology,” said Ricardo Sanchez, Commercial Director Thomas Copel, S.A.

“With this successful deployment of our RFID tags in motorcycles, we foresee many new applications being developed for both public and private sectors. This is a notable accomplishment for the Dominican Republic, Thomas Copel and STAR Systems International. Partnering with world-class technology experts like SSI has allowed us to build our own local and solid RFID platform in the benefit of our country.  SSI’s level of product knowledge and passion for quality along with Thomas Copel’s desire to implement a leading edge system here are great differentiators for our business.”

About STAR Systems International

STAR Systems International is an RFID hardware, tag, solution and services provider, specializing in UHF RFID-enabled vehicle identification, supply chain management, warehousing & logistics, retail, library management and healthcare applications. Working through an extensive network of value added resellers and systems integrators, STAR Systems provides a wide range of RFID hardware, professional consulting services and technical support. STAR Systems is also the exclusive international distributor for STAR-RFID, a manufacturer of RFID tag products located in Bangkok. For more information on STAR Systems and/or STAR RFID, visit or

About Thomas Copel

Thomas Copel is a high security printing company providing checks, bonds, financial certificates, student records and is involved in other types of specialized printing in the Dominican Republic. Recently, Thomas Copel has integrated digital security and RFID products within their product mix, combining the physical world with IT systems. For more information, visit

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