- RFID News Roundup
Fujitsu Frontech North America intros washable RFID linen tag; Tatwah offers ultra-low-power Bluetooth 5 beacons; ACD Group unveils terminal that can accommodate RFID readers; Tuya Smart announces NB-IoT module for smart cities, health care, agriculture; STMicroelectronics microcontrollers add security for IoT applications.
- Partnership Targets Flexible, Low-Cost NFC for Pharma
Schreiner MediPharm is offering a new line of smart tags for pharmaceutical products, made possible by leveraging PragmatIC's ConnectIC family of flexible circuit boards.
- Hospital Prevents Contamination and Gains Efficiency via RFID
A UHF RFID solution, provided by Telectronica and Zebra Technologies, has enabled Buenos Aires' Sanatorio Finochietto to view the locations and statuses of 80,000 pieces of clothing and linens as they are used, laundered and returned, thereby reducing manual labor and ensuring nothing leaves or re-enters the facility without proper laundering.
- RFID News Roundup
IntelliGuard, Epic offer RFID inventory system for anesthesiologists; Malaysia rolls out Touch 'n Go RFID-based toll-collection system; Tencent Cloud, STMicroelectronics partner on LoRaWAN IoT platform in China; Resideo joins Zigbee Alliance Board of Directors; Industrial Internet Consortium intros service to facilitate IIoT deployments; SiFive, CEVA provide machine-learning processors for Internet of Things, more.
- Japanese Hospitals, Stores Deploy RFID Smart Shelves
Teijin's 2D communication sheets provide a real-time view into when products are stocked on shelves on which the sheets are mounted, and when they are removed.
- RFID News Roundup
Stora Enso, Atos partner on sustainable automated retail solutions; PragmatIC, Schreiner MediPharm team up for smart labels; Understory, MSI GuaranteedWeather intro weather sensor for auto insurance; Altair Semiconductor unveils automotive IoT chipset; the Industrial Internet Consortium updates its IIoT technical report; PT Next acquires RFID software company CodeNameWhat; Triax Technologies, Skanska to co-present at Autodesk University on IoT systems.
- Zebra Survey Shows Security, Management Planning Driving IoT Growth
The company's 2019 "Intelligent Enterprise Index" finds greater planning is taking place among Internet of Things adopters in retail, manufacturing, health care and logistics to ensure that systems are secure and that data can be potentially shared with partners.
- IoT Technology Helps Diabetic Patients Share Data
Brighter AB's Actiste system, being piloted in the United Arab Emirates, tests glucose levels and administers insulin with a single device, then saves the related data and forwards it to authorized parties, such as doctors and family members.
- RFID Company's Acquisition Combines BLE With UHF for Assisted Living, Hospitals
Quake Global has purchased Skynet, a health-care technology company that provides Bluetooth Mesh systems, so that both active and passive location technologies can be combined to manage assets, patients and staff members for operational improvements.
- IoT in Health Care Webinar: View the Presentation
Last week, RFID Journal hosted a webinar with HID Global. The video and slides from that webinar are now available online.
- NFC Enables Helmets to Store and Share Health Data
POC Sports' new cycle and ski helmets will include a built-in Near Field Communication tag and an app to create a record of important health information that users can access via their smartphones in the event of an accident or other health emergency.
- Landmark Hospitals Pilots Wireless E-paper Patient Monitor
The information displays, designed for use at patient room entrances and bedsides, are the result of a partnership between E Ink and Digital Connected Intelligent Health Technology, and use a Wi-Fi connection to capture and display the latest vital statistics without the glare from LCD lights.
- RFID Tracks One Million Health-Care Assets in United Arab Emirates
OgTech's UHF RFID solution enables the nation's Ministry of Health to manage the locations of its equipment, IT assets and mechanical gear throughout 147 facilities.
- RFID Adds Intelligence to Cabinet Locking Solution
Accuride's Senseon Plus, designed for use by pharmacies, hospitals, veterinarians and retailers, allows companies to automate the locking and unlocking of cabinets, as well as control who accesses them and when.
- RFID Speaks Up for Prescription Labels
Sam's Club and Walmart are the latest pharmacy chains to announce that they are using an HF RFID-based solution from En-Vision America that reads prescription data on a medication's tag, then audibly reads that information to a visually impaired patient.