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  • RFID-enabled Tooth Transmits Sensor Data About Diet

    The Tufts University development has led to a sensor tag with a layer that swells according to the presence of chemicals or nutrients, affecting the quality of the RF transmission so that users could track what they ingest and the health effect it has on them.

  • Japanese Hospital Tests BLE Beacons to Track Patient-Staff Interactions

    The solution, provided by SATO Healthcare, is undergoing a proof-of-concept at Nagoya University Hospital to track not only the movements of staff members around its facility, but also the vital signs and locations of patients, in order to understand nurse responses to changes in a patient's status.

  • RFID News Roundup

    TrackX, DENSO partner on solutions for automotive, general manufacturing; Corvus Integration selects Identiv smart-card reader board for multi-biometric border-patrol solution; Quuppa, Nesa Solutions team up on location-based workflows for health care; Seldat Technology Services intros RFID automation system for 3PL warehouse management; Unified Office combines business communications, IoT services in single management portal; Accruent announces Meridian enhancements, including cloud-based ALIM solution.

  • Q-Track Kit Provides RTLS Coverage at Low Cost

    The company's new kit is aimed at companies for which traditional real-time location systems are too expensive or complex, and can be installed and commissioned by a user within a matter of hours.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Ingenica Solutions, Terso Solutions partner on RFID-enabled medical device tracking ••• Quake Global to exhibit RFID health-care technology ••• AIM, NFC Forum, RAIN RFID Alliance launch Connections Summit ••• STAR Systems International intros multi-protocol tolling reader ••• Loci, Waltonchain form strategic partnership for RFID, Internet of Things solutions.

  • Brazilian Hospital Improves Care for ICU Patients

    Santa Casa de Valinhos deployed an Internet of Things solution from Taggen RFID Solutions that facilitates the location of its equipment.

  • CenTrak Builds BLE Beacon Functionality Into RTLS Devices

    The real-time location system company is providing beacons in its devices to enable hospitals to provide wayfinding services to visitors, while also selling standalone beacons for other industries.

  • Small Murata IoT Component Links BLE, NFC

    The company's fingernail-sized MBN52832 module can collect sensor data and forward it wirelessly via BLE or NFC, enabling IoT applications with very small controls in lighting, health care, agriculture or other vertical markets.

  • Bluetooth Low Energy and Internet of Things Make House Calls

    Heal's Wellbe device comes with BLE, Bluetooth and 4G cellular functionality to automatically capture data from health-tracking sensors so that doctors can keep an eye on the health of chronically ill or elderly patients between visits.

  • Hospital Pharmacies Using RFID-Enabled Medication from QuVa Pharma

    The compounder has been providing its prefilled medication syringes to its customers since late 2017 using technology from Kit Check, to enable those customers to receive and manage the receipt, movement and administration of medications to boost safety and efficiency.

  • Tieto Corp. Beacon Solution Brings Intelligence to Offices

    The system, provided by Quuppa, has helped the company to increase sales and productivity, understand how its workspace is being used and automatically enable the utilization of rooms.

  • RFID News Roundup

    SML enters new markets for RFID beyond apparel, footwear ••• ImageFIRST introduces managed solutions for tracking scrubs, lab coats ••• FineLine Technologies acquires Ferm RFID Solutions B.V. ••• China Unicom Research Institute joins ZigBee Alliance ••• NFC Forum issues call for entries for Innovation Awards ••• Unified Office adds IoT infrastructure management to managed business communications service ••• Thales eSecurity, 451 Research report data breaches rising with transformative technology adoption.

  • U.K. Hospitals Testing Passive Ceiling-Mounted RFID for Real-Time Location

    Harland Simon has completed a pilot of a PervasID reader as part of its RFID Discovery solution, to provide real-time location within such areas as clinical engineering departments.

  • RFID News Roundup

    ImageFIRST uses UHF RFID to manage client's linen inventory ••• SuperCom secures contract to deploy electronic monitoring suite in Idaho ••• Positive Proximity expands RFID, wearable beacon offerings ••• NetObjex demos IoT smart parking solution with cryptocurrency payment ••• Kerlink helps Proximus expand, densify LoRaWAN IoT network in Belgium.

  • BLE and RFID System Aims to Bring Security to Seniors

    Elpas' LoneProtect tag forwards data to a user's smartphone via Bluetooth Low Energy and to a back-end server via RFID, so that seniors can have their movements and any incidents managed by a care facility, or by their own loved ones.

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