- Nicklaus Children's Hospital Uses NFC Tags, BLE Beacons to Manage Inspections, Assets
The technology includes NFC RFID tags for facilitating inspections and a beacon-based RTLS solution for identifying the locations of assets, personnel and patients.
- Skin-thin NFC Patch Goes to Market
A version of the adhesive patch—no thicker than a human hair—is currently being tested by L'Oreal to help consumers track their sun exposure.
- RFID News Roundup
View Technologies announces new smart antenna for smaller locations ••• Mojix expands into Latin American markets ••• Bell Mobility offers BeWhere beacon-based RTLS to Canadian market ••• S.C.'s Pour Taproom installs RFID-enabled beer taps ••• Halton Healthcare deploys Stanley Healthcare's AeroScout RTLS.
- Denmark's Mega Hospital Works on Mega RFID Deployment
When New University Hospital's construction is completed in 2019, planners expect 350,000 assets and individuals will be tagged and 2,500 fixed readers will be installed.
- Idolink Brings Smart Apartment, RTLS Solutions to U.S.
The systems are already in use in Korean apartment buildings, as well as at health-care, retail and industrial sites.
- Memorial Sloan Kettering Facility Uses RTLS to Monitor Patient Recovery
The Josie Robertson Surgery Center, newly opened in December, is using the system to track patients, their families and health-care providers, ensuring that patients are treated efficiently and are back on their feet after surgery.
- RFID Tracks Blood at Australia's Liverpool Hospital
NSW Health Pathology, which operates the hospital's blood lab, is using the technology to determine how long blood products remain outside of refrigeration, and to ensure that no incorrect matches are made and no spoiled products are used.
- Publix Plans to Automate Specialty Drug Management Via RFID
ASD Healthcare's Cubixx system will enable the supermarket chain's pharmacists to automatically track high-value, low-volume specialty medications on consignment.
- Finalists Unveiled for 10th Annual RFID Journal Awards
Florida Hospital, Delta Air Lines and Target are among the finalists for 2016. The winners will be revealed at this year's LIVE! event, being held on May 3-5.
- RFID News Roundup
Tego, Smartrac partner on UHF tags for challenging industrial environments ••• Smartrac launches passive UHF moisture-sensing inlay for health care ••• Siemens intros adaptive-polarization RFID reader antenna ••• View Technologies initiates starter program for RTLS, RFID solution providers ••• NeWave unveils Floor-Mount Portal ••• L-com to make, sell wireless sensors from Point Six ••• Tectus releases multi-frequency pen-shaped RFID reader.
- Airista Acquires Ekahau's RTLS Division
The company intends to continue offering existing Ekahau Wi-Fi-based tags and real-time location system software, and will collaborate with Ekahau's engineers on future products.
- RTLS Stops the Leak of Air Mattress Inventory at Hospital
Kaiser Permanente's Zion Medical Center is tracking the movements of its high-value reusable mattresses to ensure that none end up inadvertently in the trash compactor.
- Neutraceutical Company to Use eAgile's RFID Solution to Track Its Products
The firm has ordered millions of eSeal bottle enclosures to manage the bottling and shipping of products, with long-term plans to track them throughout the supply chain.
- 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.
- Airbus, Marks & Spencer, Vail Resorts Help Commemorate RFID Journal Awards' 10th Anniversary
The companies will join an end-user panel discussing RFID's past, present and future at RFID Journal's 14th annual LIVE! conference, to be held on May 3-5, in Orlando.