- U.S. Army Testing RFID for Medical Biodefense Management
The military's medical research lab has been applying RFID labels to biological samples for vaccine, drug and infectious disease management research, to ensure that the samples can be identified in freezers without being removed from cold storage.
- Passive RFID Temperature-Sensing Kit Allows Testing
Metalcraft's Temperature Sensor Kit enables systems integrators or their customers to test UHF RFID-based temperature-sensing systems for specific use cases, without large investments in software or integration.
- Push-Button Active RFID Tag Delivers Alerting to Workers, Patients
GuardRFID's Personnel Tag, which the company calls the smallest wearable alerting device, can be worn as a wristband or pendant by industrial workers, health-care providers or patients.
- Avery Dennison, Kit Check Team Up on RFID Technology for Big Pharma
The partnership is aimed at helping pharmaceutical companies easily create a system to deploy RFID tags that are built into their medication labels, thereby enabling the tracking of each product from the point of manufacture until after it arrives at a hospital.
- Simon AI Provides Turnkey IoT Solution With BLE
Kontakt.io's new offering is being piloted by companies in the Netherlands and Germany to track the movements of goods and people, as well as temperature conditions, employing cloud-based software.
- RFID Module Brings Autonomy to Reader Installations
JADAK's ThingMagic EL6e UHF reader module is designed with a built-in processor and antenna, or a port for an external antenna, and is aimed at making deployments faster and with standalone functionality, without requiring a software developers kit.
- HID Global, Mist Systems Bring BLE to RTLS Deployments
A partnership between the two companies provides an open standard-based RTLS solution, while HID Global is also releasing a new BLE badge beacon that hospitals and other businesses can use for duress alerts.
- UHF RFID Solution for Laboratory Animals Aims to Boost Productivity, Accuracy
Using Somark Innovation's SensaLab solution, laboratories can read and write data from and to an ultra-small UHF RFID tag embedded in the base of an animal's tail, without requiring technicians to remove the animal from its cage or handle it.
- RFID News Roundup
SML RFID featured in European EPC Competence Center RFID transponder study ••• A2B Tracking announces software support for fixed RFID gateways ••• Smartrac Technology Group unveils tiny NFC transponder ••• Infinite Peripherals adds RFID-based security to health-care mobile device ••• Sigfox releases radio protocol specs for connected objects ••• Bosch Sensortec launches ideation community to foster IoT applications.
- RFID News Roundup
HARTING releases gate system featuring CE-compliant control cabinet, RFID reader ••• Smartrac, Sasken announce strategic partnership for IoT solutions ••• HID Global, Phunware collaborate to improve wayfinding for hospital patients and visitors ••• Current Health receives FDA clearance for its remote patient-monitoring solution ••• DigiCert, Utimaco, Microsoft Research collaborate to secure IoT from quantum-computing threats ••• UrsaLeo accepted into Google SaaS Partner Program ••• Port Authority airports track security, taxi wait times online.
- RFID News Roundup
JADAK offers UHF RFID smart module for OEMs ••• Identiv, NXP Semiconductors collaborate on NFC inlay for Internet of Things ••• KLAS Research honors CenTrak for its RTLS offerings ••• Cisco intros new switches, router for IoT environments ••• Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust reduces hospital readmissions via remote patient monitoring ••• STMicroelectronics unveils energy-efficient step-down converters for IoT devices ••• Decawave provides secure mobile transactions for consumer devices via UWB chipsets ••• Industrial Internet Consortium, Openfog Consortium unite ••• NFC Forum signs IoT liaison agreement with AIM, expands automotive partnership with JasPar.
- RFID Brings Visibility to Hummingbirds at UC Davis
The multi-year university research project is tracking tagged hummingbirds as they approach RFID-enabled feeders, in order to better understand visitation patterns and the potential for disease transmission.
- UHF RFID Reader Systems Capture Laundry Tags in Motion
Datamars' new UHF Portal Plus is designed to read up to 500 tags on textiles as they are transported at average walking speed, without requiring users to stop or open and close cabinet doors, while the UHF Open Tunnel reader fits directly on top of a conveyor to interrogate tags as they move through the packing process.
- IoT Brings Connectivity to Wounded Warriors
The MobileHelp Smart wristband, with cellular connectivity from KORE Wireless, enables individuals who are prone to requiring health-care or mental-health assistance on an emergency basis to easily summon help from an activity-tracker watch.
- RFID, GPS Technologies Automate Wound Therapy Pump Management
DeRoyal's Continuum solution consists of RFID tags and GPS units attached to negative pressure wound pumps, so that each pump can be tracked from the time it is assigned to a patient until that individual is finished using the pump at home, following discharge.