- Grace Medical Center Uses ZulaFly RTLS to Prevent Food, Medication Loss
The system, which utilizes CenTrak sensors and access points to capture temperature readings within each of 18 coolers, has already prevented the spoilage of $15,000 worth of food in a walk-in refrigerator since its installation in August.
- RFID News Roundup
Balluff and InformaTrac to provide complete RFID solution ••• IntelliTrack partners with Bluetooth beacon provider Visybl to offer RTLS ••• Ecom unveils CamScan to capture and encode RFID data ••• Leantegra announces new version of Bluetooth beacon platform ••• NXP adds new security features to SmartMX2 P60 Step-Up! ••• Shoppers Drug Mart adopts RFID-enabled audio prescription labels for sight-impaired.
- Piedmont Healthcare Expands RTLS to Six Hospitals
The solution, provided by Vizzia Technology, includes CenTrak's real-time location system to track equipment, as well as L-Com's Point Six Wi-Fi sensors to wirelessly measure and report refrigerator and freezer temperatures, in order to reduce spoilage.
- Manufacturer Tracks Scaffolding Products Via Beacon-Based RTLS
Altrad is using Smartly's SINTRA system to track the locations of steel scaffolding tagged with Bluetooth beacons, with Samsung phones and tablets functioning as tag readers.
- AeroScout RTLS Helps The Valley Hospital's Staff Feel Safer
The Stanley Healthcare solution includes Wi-Fi RFID badges that nurses, physicians and other personnel can use to identify their locations and call for assistance.
- RFID Makes Managing Hospital Porters More Efficient
The system allows Manipal Hospital Bangalore's nurses to launch an automated search for available porters in their area, thereby reducing wait times and the need to place multiple phone calls.
- Researchers Say RFID-Related Process Improvements Require Managerial Commitment
A three-university study finds that RFID-enabled hand-washing technology boosted hygiene compliance at hospitals by an average of 20 percent, but without sustained managerial support, those gains disappeared.
- New York Hotels Use RF Technologies' RTLS to Secure Staff
About 45 hotels to date are installing the company's HelpAlert system, including The Kitano New York, and some are integrating alerts with video camera imagery.
- RFID News Roundup
Dolphin RFID introduces real-time emergency mustering system ••• Ozarks community selects Nedap UHF system for vehicle access control ••• CAEN RFID unveils qIDminiT reader for hazardous, harsh environments ••• RR Donnelley unveils CustomWave RFID printed RFID tag service ••• IDTronic intros new UHF antennas for variety of applications ••• CenTrak launches Scope Management System for health care.