- RFID Helps Land-Surveying Agency Chart an Efficient Course
Taiwan's National Land Surveying and Mapping Center has gained visibility into each of its 200,000 maps so that they can be accessed by individuals who need to borrow or copy them.
- Virginia Startup Offers RTLS Solution for Live Shooter Training
Momentum Aerospace Group's offering incorporates Zebra's ultra-wideband-based real-time location system to help law-enforcement organizations measure and analyze trainees' performance.
- Kuwait's Ministry of Justice Assesses RFID File Tracking
The system uses EPC Gen 2 passive UHF RFID tags to track the locations and movements of legal files at the ministry's Justice Palace in Kuwait City.
- Podiatry Clinic Steps Into RFID for Tool Tracking
The Surgical Safety Scanner system enables Great Lakes Foot and Ankle Specialists to reduce tool-counting times, prevent the loss of medical instruments, and identify which tools were used in surgery and sterilized—as well as when this occurred.
- Columbia's Dental College Finds RFID Instrumental
The school's clinic is using passive UHF tags to manage the dental tool kits it loans to students, and to track the instruments during subsequent sterilization.
- Municipalities Use RFID-based WISTAR to Take Out the Trash
The passive UHF RFID system, from SSI Schaefer and SeedSpark, is enabling several million carts to be tracked each time they are emptied or repaired.
- U.K. Company Finds RFID Chemically Attractive
Industrial Chemical Ltd. has adopted a UHF system from CoreRFID to manage its reusable containers, helping the manufacturer to save money and meet environmental regulations.
- Leading Hospitals and Health-Care Centers to Be Featured at RFID in Health Care 2015
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Northwestern University will be among the case studies presented at the event, being held this week in San Francisco.
- Chinese Nuclear Plant Tracks Workers With RFID
The UHF RFID system, from Sun International, allows the Qinshan Nuclear Power Plant to confirm that all workers have left an area during an emergency, or identify any who still remain, as well as know if someone enters an unauthorized area.
- Mackenzie Health's Innovation Unit Assesses RTLS
The 34-bed unit, created specifically for testing new technologies, has completed a yearlong pilot of hand-hygiene, patient-safety and bed-management applications, and is now exploring how to best use and permanently deploy the technology.
- New RFID for Medical Device Management Seminar to Be Co-Located With RFID in Health Care 2015
RFID Journal has announced that the daylong seminar will take place during the annual conference and exhibition, to be held on Dec. 2-3, in San Francisco.
- Redpoint Positioning Launches High-Precision RTLS
The company says its system, currently being piloted at construction sites and retail stores to track workers' whereabouts, does not require a Wi-Fi network, making deployments easy, fast and less expensive.
- BJC Healthcare Adopts RFID Cabinets to Track Surgical Devices
The Midwest hospital operator is deploying a solution from Cardinal Health across all cath labs, GI labs and operating rooms, to track the high-value implants and surgical devices kept onsite.
- Quuppa's Beacon-based RTLS Sees Adoption by Health Care and Retail
The company's real-time locating system uses Bluetooth-beacon tags and receivers with integrated antennas to track personnel and assets, determining location within a few centimeters.
- Xerafy Releases Its Smallest On-Metal RFID Tags
No bigger than a grain of rice, the new XXS tags are tiny enough to be embedded in very small medical tools, and have a read range of 1.6 to 2 feet.