- RFID News Roundup
NXP, Enfucell unveil biopharmaceutical cold chain monitoring solution ••• Beacons influence retail sales to grow tenfold in one year ••• LAB ID NFC tags prove authenticity for new, limited-edition art ••• New GS1 US Advisory Services program offers customized GS1 standards implementation guidance ••• CenTrak adds Bluetooth capability to RTLS platform ••• STMicroelectronics intros NFC RFID chip for applications such as smart signs, Bluetooth pairing.
- Smart Septa System Uses RFID to Authenticate Medications
The solution is designed to enable health-care-related users to track and authenticate vials or bottles via RFID tags built into a cap's seal and hosted software in which RFID-based data is stored.
- RFID News Roundup
SML Group intros smaller, more sensitive inlay ••• CISC Semiconductor unveils UHF RFID real-time sniffer ••• eAgile launches tiny UHF inlay for pharmaceutical, health-care items and more ••• Most retailers ready for Internet of Things, Zebra survey finds ••• JW Marriott Hotel Santo Domingo implements InvoTech uniform and linen system ••• Toshiba launches SDHC memory card with built-in NFC ••• PLS acquires RTI Manager to offer complete RFID-enabled pallet/container tracking solution.
- Rady Children's Hospital Tracks Anesthetic Drugs Via RFID
The California facility is using MEPS Real-Time's RFID-enabled cart to manage trays filled with medications, with the goal of improving efficiency and patient safety by ensuring that the right drug is available and never nearing expiration.
- PostNL Tracks Temperature-Sensitive Pharmaceuticals Via RFID
The company has installed SenseAnywhere active UHF transceivers and receivers within the postal vehicles it operates in Belgium.
- RFID News Roundup
MAINtag announces deployment of over 1 million flyable tags, new deliveries of FLYtag skin; Kit Check releases new RFID scanning station; new DOD rules for electronics parts contractors could spur RFID use; Lab ID introduces two new RFID inlays; IDTronic unveils new UHF RFID reader module; NXP releases Android development kit for Mifare, Icode and NTAG products; Smartrac and Confidex partner on U.S. distribution agreement; Tecsys Buys Logi-D.
- RxSafe's Machines Use RFID to Automatically Dispense Medications
The company's new RxASP line incorporates HF RFID readers to identify and dispense the correct types and amounts of pharmaceuticals.
- Turck Releases Small, Low-Cost, Short-Range UHF Reader for Industrial Use
The Q120, with a 3-meter read range, is sized to fit into a small alcove or other location where it is less likely to be damaged in a manufacturing environment.
- Hanmi IT Markets Item-Level RFID Tracking Software, New Readers
The software, designed by Hanmi Pharmaceutical's IT division, is being piloted by Korean government agencies, while a future installation by a pharmaceutical company is in the works to manage products from factory to drug store.
- Borda Technology Markets Active and Passive RFID Health-care Solution in the U.S.
The company's system, already in use at hospitals in Turkey, includes both passive and active tags for tracking patients, personnel and assets—all managed on a single software platform.
- Shelfbucks' Bluetooth-NFC Beacons Bring Discounts to Tarrytown Pharmacy's Shoppers
The solution combines BLE and active NFC RFID technologies in a single tag, ensuring that both Android and Apple phones can access coupons and promotional materials.
- U.S. Biologics Distributor Markets RFID Solution to Its Customers
FFF Enterprises believes its Verified Inventory Program-Consignment system can lower a hospital's costs by automating the inventorying and monitoring of blood products, vaccines and pharmaceuticals stored in cabinets located onsite.
- Marshall University Researchers Foresee a 'Perfect Storm' for RFID in Health Care
RFID technology is competing for the attention of hospital IT departments, a study says, but when deployed, it can reduce costs by hundreds of thousands of dollars, and benefit hospitals experiencing growth due to the Affordable Care Act.
- Final Agenda Announced for RFID in Health Care
RFID Journal's ninth annual event will focus on helping health-care providers understand how the technology can help them improve patient safety, hospital operations and supply chain efficiencies.
- Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System Expands RTLS Usage
The Louisiana hospital operator is now installing a Skytron-CenTrak system at a second facility, with a third scheduled to go live after that.