- At Hospitals, Wi-Fi Sensors Can Monitor Emergency Lights, Code Blue Situations
Many of Primex Wireless' customers are using its Wi-Fi-based solutions to automate the testing of emergency lighting, measure the length of cardiopulmonary emergencies, record temperature levels and detect water leaks.
- Asset-Tracking Technology Helps iGPS Rescue Its Pallets
The company is using a combination of EPC Gen 2 RFID and battery-powered GPS/GPRS tags to increase visibility into its pool of plastic pallets, and to save missing pallets from being chopped up and sold to recyclers.
- Omni-ID Launches UltraThin Metal-Mount Tags
The new tags, which measure approximately 0.05 inch in thickness, are being used or tested by about 20 companies to track laptops, oil pipes, shopping carts and other assets.
- RFID Solution Tries to Put the Brakes on Warehouse Accidents
Several consumer goods manufacturers are testing technology from Transmon Engineering to alert forklift drivers when they come within range of a pedestrian.
- Toronto General Hospital Uses RTLS to Reduce Infection Transmission
The facility is testing a real-time location system to track hand-washing, the cleaning of equipment and the visits to patients by staff.
- Post Danmark Boosts Mail-Collection Efficiency
The operator is using two-way 2.4 GHz RFID technology to track postal vehicles and mail pickup, in order to optimize routes, improve efficiency and reduce its vehicle fleet.
- Vizualiiz's LightsOn Solution Uses RFID to Locate Servers
Several data centers are employing the system to view a 3-D map of their facilities, including every rack, shelf and server, and to manage the maintenance of IT equipment.
- Swedish Iron Mines Get Buckets of Benefits From Passive Tags
LKAB's operations have become more efficient, thanks to the use of EPC Gen 2 RFID technology to identify the quantity and quality of ore and rock being removed by loaders.
- PAR-Level RTLS Solution Saves Costs at Oregon Hospital
Sacred Heart Medical Center at River Bend is using a real-time location system from Versus Technology to track the PAR levels of assets, enabling the facility to ensure that equipment is always on hand where needed.
- Comcast Puts RFID in Data Centers to Track Assets
The solution, provided by Asset Vue, using hardware made by RCD Technology and Element ID, enables Comcast's staff to conduct audits using RFID readers in mere hours rather than days, and to view the locations of servers on its database.
- RFID Takes Wing at Composite Aircraft Components Plant
A U.S. aircraft parts manufacturer has adopted a solution from Xerafy and OATSystems to track composite materials and molds exposed to extreme temperatures during storage and production.
- RFID on Lookout for Wildfires in China
Qingyuan Forestry is piloting a fire-detection solution that includes ZigBee-based wireless sensors.
- SencorpWhite Adds RFID to Medical Storage Unit
The company's MicroVert secure device for dispensing high-value supplies, pharmaceuticals or blood now comes equipped with RFID, to automatically identify what is removed and returned, and to manage inventory.
- American Apparel Adopting RFID at Every Store
After several years of trialing item-level EPC Gen 2 passive tags and readers at select locations, the clothing company is now installing the technology at all of its retail operations worldwide.
- Goodpack to RFID-enable 2.6 Million Bulk Containers
The Singapore-based container company is using EPC tags and readers to track the locations and conditions of its reusable steel IBCs at its depots, and at its customers' facilities, across the globe.