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Zebra Technologies unveils mobile handheld devices for clinical mobility workflow, patient care ••• STMicroelectronics offers NFC technology for secure contactless payments, IoT ••• Brady, Vizinex RFID partner on aerospace tags ••• AiRISTA Flow, Conexus provide RTLS solutions to military hospitals ••• Shenzhen Chuangxinjia intros new RFID label for multiple applications ••• iSEEK Corp. announces compact shape code for embedded identification apps ••• Juniper Systems integrates UHF RFID with Mesa 2 rugged tablet.
By Rich Handley

AiRISTA Flow, Conexus Provide RTLS Solutions to Military Hospitals

Conexus Inc. and AiRISTA Flow have partnered to offer the Conexus Plexus Vision Information System platform, which provides bar-code, passive RFID and real-time (Wi-Fi) tracking information and data analytics for a number of military health facilities. These include Tripler Army Medical Center, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and Brooke Army Medical Center, among others.

For Wi-Fi tracking and location information, the Plexus system incorporates AiRISTA tags and the AiristaFlow ERC location engine to provide real-time location services for medical and IT assets. The Plexus Vision asset-management RTLS software, incorporating AiRISTA Flow's Ekahau RTLS controller, manages assets in more than 15 major U.S. military health centers.

"Through our partnership with Conexus Inc., AiRISTA Flow is honored to be able to assist the Defense Health Agency in meeting their goals to increase efficiencies," said Sy Sajjad, AiRISTA Flow's CEO, in a prepared statement, "while simultaneously helping them gain higher visibility into their asset-management processes, and increase asset utilization."

The combined Plexus Vision Information System platform and AiRISTA Flow ERC Location Engine is designed to provide directors, department managers and other end users with visibility into the locations, conditions and statuses of assets, individuals and workflows, the company reports. Data analytics can be delivered automatically.

Shenzhen Chuangxinjia Intros New RFID Label for Multiple Applications

Shenzhen Chuangxinjia Smart Card Co., an RFID label supplier, has announced the availability of new RFID label products for many applications. These include mobile payments, animal tracking, access control, aviation package identification, documentation, tracking management, package tracking recognition, animal husbandry, mobile commerce, security products, ticket management, parking control, production line automation, material management and more.

Shenzhen Chuangxinjia's new RFID label
The new labels are ultra-thin and lightweight, the company reports, and come with a radio frequency shield. Numerous antenna designs and packaging materials can be used to create various kinds of inlays, windshield tags, anti-metal tags, jewelry tags, library tags, luggage tag, laundry tags and more.

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