Fresenius Kabi has developed a system of tagging its anesthesia and analgesic products so they can be read using any standard UHF RFID reader, thereby providing visibility into when drugs are received at a hospital, stored in cabinets and removed for administration to patients.
Companies that want to add RFID to their product offerings can sign up for free.
The technology company is providing four new tools in its Clarity software aimed at automating the process of identifying and routing inventory for sale to customers, as well as marking down prices as stores reopen during the pandemic.
DoseID, comprising drug label and packaging companies, as well as healthcare and RFID technology firms, is working to create guidelines for the development and use of RFID to track medications and vaccines; Auburn University's RFID Lab will provide tag testing and specifications.
JADAK handheld reader integrates LF/HF RFID, 1D/2D barcodes; Fresenius Kabi intros RFID smart labels for medication management; Talkin' Things offers $0.03 NFC and RFID tags; Facedrive BLE app pairs with TraceSCAN wearable tech; Semtech, Amazon Web Services, TensorIoT collaborate on IoT solutions; Microlink to distribute Kerlink LoRaWAN solutions in Colombia, Peru.
EM Microelectronic announces RFID solution for wireless sensing; Confidex offers on-metal RFID labels; Vizinex RFID intros flexible asset-tracking tags; Pod Group launches self-service IoT connectivity platform; STMicroelectronics adds software pack for industrial condition monitoring; the Industrial Internet Consortium publishes IIoT white paper on distributed ledgers.
The Spoken Rx solution, part of CVS Pharmacy's app, enables those who have trouble reading printed drug labels to hear a medicine's name spoken aloud, along with usage instructions, at the tap of a smartphone.
RFID Journal recently continued its series of webinars highlighting the Best New Product finalists of 2020.
This past week, RFID Journal hosted a virtual event focused on how RFID and IoT technologies are being utilized in the manufacturing sector, and the recording and presentations from the event are now available for viewing.
4e Antenna's Finnish production site will be able to produce a billion paper antennas for RFID tag companies, using a laser-cutting method and pure aluminum, thus eliminating chemical etching processes and waste, while the antenna makes tags recyclable.