- From Ice Cream to Organs: Five Unusual Items Tracked by the IoT
The Internet of Things can be quite effective as an asset-tracking tool.
- Smart Labeling Applications for the Health-Care Industry
Let's explore two high-value applications for smart labeling in the health-care industry: authentication and inventory management.
- IoT in Pharmacies' Refrigerators Ensures Compliance and Minimizes Patient Risk
The adoption of an Internet of Things platform can allow hospitals and pharmacies to keep patients safe and avoid fines.
- Checking Services
A new GS1 standard will make it cost-efficient for retail pharmacies and distributors to verify e-pedigree data.
- A New Approach to Pharmaceutical E-Pedigrees
EPCIS can support chain-of-custody verification—without a cumbersome data burden.
- The Value of Partnerships
Hiring a systems integrator that is invested in your company's goals will help ensure the success of your RFID deployment.
- Toward a Cheap Sensor Tag
The transformation of a technology negative into a positive could make it affordable to monitor the condition of many products and things.
- Protecting EPC Tags
In the short term, companies could use a transponder ID written to every microchip to ensure the authenticity of an EPC tag.
- Dutch RFID Interference Study Is a Worst-Case Test
A recent study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association is not in line with the reality of most current hospital RFID deployments.
- Opening Up the Network
Open-source simulation software will enable the RFID community to help develop and learn to use the Internet of Things.
- The Shift to Value Up Front
Over the past year, various RFID middleware vendors have turned to offering sharply focused applications that provide immediate payback to end users.
- Return on Innovation
Return on investment is not the only way to calculate the value of RFID.
- Enabling Remote Health-care Applications With RFID
Radio frequency identification could offer an affordable way to serve the medical needs of the world's growing elderly population.
- Keeping Bogus Drugs Out of the Medicine Cabinet
A number of factors are conspiring to significantly increase the potential for counterfeit drugs to wind up in our homes.
- It's Not That Simple
Don't blame the FDA for not imposing mandates to speed up RFID's adoption in the pharmaceutical industry.