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  • RFID News Roundup

    Thinfilm helps Hopsy deliver smart beer to craft brew market ••• Confidex unveils secure RFID label with NXP Ucode DNA chip ••• Genesis Health System implements RFID-enabled nurse-call system ••• Turck says new ARGEE technology can help factories simplify RFID integration ••• Beacons set to drive coupon redemption, according to Juniper Research ••• United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust deploys RTLS.

  • Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals' ICUs in Delhi Use RFID to Track Equipment

    The intensive care units now know in which zone each of their 300 critical-care assets was last detected; the organization plans to expand its deployment to another hospital.

  • RFID Tracks Surgical Tools, Assets at Ixtapaluca Hospital

    Three operating rooms and 500 surgical instruments have been RFID-enabled, with plans to expand the deployment to all surgical units, to ensure that no tools are missing before or after an operation.

  • Aegis Sciences Corp. Manages Bio Samples More Efficiently With RFID

    The forensic toxicology and health-care sciences testing lab is using a UHF RFID system to track the storage and processing of blood and tissue samples.

  • RFID Journal Announces Winners of Its 10th Annual Awards

    Decathlon and Florida Hospital are among the top picks for 2016, chosen at this week's LIVE! event, being held in Orlando.

  • Nicklaus Children's Hospital Uses NFC Tags, BLE Beacons to Manage Inspections, Assets

    The technology includes NFC RFID tags for facilitating inspections and a beacon-based RTLS solution for identifying the locations of assets, personnel and patients.

  • Skin-thin NFC Patch Goes to Market

    A version of the adhesive patch—no thicker than a human hair—is currently being tested by L'Oreal to help consumers track their sun exposure.

  • RFID News Roundup

    View Technologies announces new smart antenna for smaller locations ••• Mojix expands into Latin American markets ••• Bell Mobility offers BeWhere beacon-based RTLS to Canadian market ••• S.C.'s Pour Taproom installs RFID-enabled beer taps ••• Halton Healthcare deploys Stanley Healthcare's AeroScout RTLS.

  • Denmark's Mega Hospital Works on Mega RFID Deployment

    When New University Hospital's construction is completed in 2019, planners expect 350,000 assets and individuals will be tagged and 2,500 fixed readers will be installed.

  • Idolink Brings Smart Apartment, RTLS Solutions to U.S.

    The systems are already in use in Korean apartment buildings, as well as at health-care, retail and industrial sites.

  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Facility Uses RTLS to Monitor Patient Recovery

    The Josie Robertson Surgery Center, newly opened in December, is using the system to track patients, their families and health-care providers, ensuring that patients are treated efficiently and are back on their feet after surgery.

  • RFID Tracks Blood at Australia's Liverpool Hospital

    NSW Health Pathology, which operates the hospital's blood lab, is using the technology to determine how long blood products remain outside of refrigeration, and to ensure that no incorrect matches are made and no spoiled products are used.

  • Publix Plans to Automate Specialty Drug Management Via RFID

    ASD Healthcare's Cubixx system will enable the supermarket chain's pharmacists to automatically track high-value, low-volume specialty medications on consignment.

  • Finalists Unveiled for 10th Annual RFID Journal Awards

    Florida Hospital, Delta Air Lines and Target are among the finalists for 2016. The winners will be revealed at this year's LIVE! event, being held on May 3-5.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Tego, Smartrac partner on UHF tags for challenging industrial environments ••• Smartrac launches passive UHF moisture-sensing inlay for health care ••• Siemens intros adaptive-polarization RFID reader antenna ••• View Technologies initiates starter program for RTLS, RFID solution providers ••• NeWave unveils Floor-Mount Portal ••• L-com to make, sell wireless sensors from Point Six ••• Tectus releases multi-frequency pen-shaped RFID reader.

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