RFID and BLE Propel Equipment Visibility for Helicopters

By Claire Swedberg

Life Link III knows the location of equipment on its rescue and medical flight helicopters, and at multiple storage sites, thanks to an IoT-based solution from Operative IQ that reduces the time workers spend manually counting inventory.

Rapid-response organization Life Link III knows exactly where its life-saving equipment is as it dispatches its eight helicopters around Minnesota and Wisconsin to rescue or transport critically ill patients. That data is captured via readers using a variety of active and passive RFID tags and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), and it is managed on cloud-based software as part of a solution from Operative IQ. EMS Technology Solutions has been providing the ...

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