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  • RFID Tracks Blood for Pediatric Transfusions

    By Claire Swedberg

    BloodCenter of Wisconsin and technology company Fresenius Kabi have piloted an RFID solution at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, to test how well the system helps to ensure that blood products are moved efficiently and are not overstocked or wasted when split into child-sized doses.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    IDTronic releases new turnstile RFID gate readers ••• Nedap announces weatherproof, durable RFID tag ••• Invengo unveils slim UHF RFID tag for linen tracking ••• Rauland Responder, Versus Technology intro nurse-call and RTLS integration for hospital workflow automation ••• Socket Mobile expands contactless reader-writer product line ••• Technavio predicts large RTLS market growth in health care.

  • Vitamix Adds RFID to Its Food Blenders

    By Nathaniel Prince

    The new products are designed with customer safety and convenience in mind.

  • BLE Eavesdrops on Machine Health With Augury System

    By Claire Swedberg

    The IoT startup has developed a Bluetooth Low Energy-based solution for sensors that detect the health of HVAC and other equipment, and transmit that data to a server for analysis of the machines' health status.

  • Researchers Testing RFID for Protecting Endangered Plants

    By Claire Swedberg

    The University of Kent's conservation and electronics departments have completed in-house testing of a UHF RFID system to detect the presence of tagged cycads—and to send alerts if a tag stops transmitting, which could indicate a possible poacher.

  • County College District to Track 90,000 Assets With RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    The system, provided by Radiant RFID, will enabled the Dallas County Community College District to manage location data about assets ranging from computers to farm animals, and to integrate that information with its own management software.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    SATO Healthcare partners with Mie University Hospital to develop patient wristbands, establishes group company in Taiwan ••• Datalogic offers new readers, temperature logger ••• MSS Software intros ultra-rugged mobile readers ••• TagMaster unveils mini UHF reader for access control ••• Imec debuts plastic NFC tag.

  • Asian Art Museum Enhances Visitor Experience With BLE Beacons

    By Claire Swedberg

    The museum, using technology from Cusuem, has been providing location-based content for app-using visitors, while its long-term goals include ticket purchasing, membership drives and possibly RFID-enabled tools.

  • Suzuken Group Deploys RFID-Enabled Coolers for Drug Tracking

    By Claire Swedberg

    The system, provided by ASD Healthcare, was piloted for 18 months, and now will include approximately 1,000 coolers at distribution sites, hospitals and drug stores.

  • Infinite Biomedical Technologies Releases HF Version of RFID-Enabled Prosthetic Hand With Locking Capability

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company has developed the morph2 to be a smaller, lighter version of its predecessor, enabling wearers to identify an object and adjust the hand's grip accordingly.

  • Prime Vision to Offer RFID-enabled Packaging System

    By Nathaniel Prince

    The solution provider hopes to improve tampering detection and tracking for packages by using Near Field Communication technology.

  • LIVE! 2017 to Feature RFID Professional Institute Certification and Fast-Track RFID Training Course

    By RFID Journal

    RFID Journal's 15th annual conference and exhibition will offer attendees the chance to become Institute-certified, as well as provide training in RFID deployment and applications development.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    Identiv launches high-security HF RFID access-control cards ••• Vizinex RFID releases tag for mounting on multiple surfaces ••• Keonn Technologies intros interactive display and product cross-selling system ••• Microsoft offers new blockchain product-tracking project ••• Red Ledge launches open RFID- and IIoT-ready asset-management system ••• Bristol ID Technologies expands management team.

  • RFID Stacks Up for Paper Roll Management

    By Claire Swedberg

    Arab Paper Manufacturing is employing a UHF-based solution from Saudi RFID integrator Tanweer United Co. to identify rolls of paper products stacked four rolls high in warehouses and then loaded onto trucks.

  • Food Company Pilots UHF RFID to Enhance Pig Life History

    By Claire Swedberg

    Tönnies Livestock's RFID technology is tracking the life cycles of about 100,000 pigs from birth to slaughter, to identify their health and treatments as they are born, fattened and butchered, thereby creating a health identification for each animal and providing analytics for farmers so they can adjust their methods.

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