- Clean-Room Services Provider Uses RFID to Keep Things Orderly
Micro-Clean is using the technology to track air-cleaning units, as well as tools for maintaining and testing those units, to ensure that all are being serviced and calibrated as required.
- Italian Reproductive Medicine Center Uses RFID to Track In Vitro Fertilization
Genera has found that Research Instruments' RI Witness solution makes its Rome and Naples clinics more efficient, while providing extra confidence to patients and embryologists that every process will be error-free.
- Cryogatt Releases Cryogenics Solution
The system combines the company's readers and software with HID Global's tags to enable the tracking of frozen specimens inside freezer containers as cold as -321 degrees Fahrenheit.
- U.K. Construction Company Collects Inspection Data Onsite With NFC
The McGee Group is using NFC RFID technology and apps from Mobilengine to ensure that its trucks are properly inspected, as well as track tool usage and inspection and worker training at demolition or construction sites.
- UK Hospital Pilots RFID for Bed and Hoist Tracking
Heart of England NHS Trust is using active RFID tags and readers from Harland Simon at one of its three hospitals to determine how well the technology helps manage the facility's 2,000 beds and hoists, to ensure they can be found, inspected and maintained in a timely manner.
- Panvista's Beacons Track Trade Show Traffic
The company's Analytics 360 solution uses battery-powered Bluetooth beacons and is designed to be easy and inexpensive to install.
- RFID News Roundup
Janam intros new handheld UHF RFID reader for supply chain operations ••• SATO, Cadi Scientific partner to launch PJM RFID Thermo IC Tag ••• RF Ideas announces badge reader for protecting laptops, tablets ••• CipherLab unveils touch mobile computer with NFC, RFID support for field applications ••• ice hockey team implements beacon technology from Rover ••• Lab ID intros new, small-footprint NFC inlay.
- Camera Robot Tracks Its Moving Pictures Via RFID
Move 'N See is using ultra-wideband technology from DecaWave as part of its indoor positioning and robotics solution, Pixio, enabling the automatic filming of moving athletes or other individuals.
- Sensors Track Traffic Congestion at Port of Aalburg
A Bluetooth-based solution from BLIP Systems employs sensors to capture transmissions from phones and other Bluetooth-enabled devices in trucks and cars, as well as software on a hosted server to analyze traffic conditions and prompt the display of alerts on traffic signage.
- RFID Helps Keep Utah Transit Authority on Track
UTA is deploying passive RFID tags and readers to manage rail cars and components, schedule their maintenance and inspection, and comply with federal rules.
- RFID News Roundup
SML Group launches new inlays based on Impinj Monza R6 chip ••• Trimble introduces autonomous operation support in its ThingMagic Mercury API ••• Nedap intros next generation of microwave RFID readers ••• Tadbik ramps up with new Mühlbauer RFID smart label equipment ••• DataSource Mobility announces RFID-enabled asset-tracking software ••• Aucxis wins contract for fisheries container-tracking solution.
- Stauff Markets RFID-Based Hydraulic Pressure Measurement System
The solution consists of passive RFID-based sensors and handheld interrogators used to track hydraulic pressure changes in machinery prior to an equipment failure.
- Dominion East Ohio Uses RFID to Inspect Natural Gas Pipes
The energy company is attaching passive HF RFID tags to aboveground pipes, and is using handheld readers and an iPhone app to manage the inspection data.
- Checkpoint Offers RTLS Solution for High-Value Retail Goods
The company's ZigBee-based system, known as S3i, is designed to track the movements and locations of merchandise in stores, in order to prevent shrinkage, as well as better understand shopper activity and product replenishment needs.
- University of Tennessee Medical Center OR Monitors Supplies, Safety Via Trash Bins
Five of the hospital's operating rooms are already using the system to automatically identify the discarded packaging of supplies in order to document which items were used for each patient's procedure.