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The hospital is using the tags to enable personnel to request help or send an alert while working in the behavioral health unit, as well as track the temperatures of medicines and other perishables within its pharmacy.
The reorganization of the two companies—both owned by HitecVision—enables AXON to provide an oil-and-gas industry solution consisting of LF and UHF tags, an LF-UHF handheld reader and software to manage the collected data.
Several resorts are using a wireless solar-powered system that can automatically take action shots, enabling visitors to view and purchase images of themselves online.
The nation is the third to approve the SGS OMNIS Solution—consisting of Savi Technology's sensors, active RFID readers and software—to track the movements of cargo and when it might be diverted or stolen during transit.
The winners for Best RFID Implementation, Most Innovative Use of RFID, Best Use of RFID to Enhance a Product or Service, Best in Show, Special Achievement and the RFID Green Award will be revealed at RFID Journal LIVE! 2013.
The Taiwanese city is the first in a nationwide program to replace the metal disks with below-the-surface RFID-tagged cement slabs, to make roads safer for scooters and other vehicles.
Kathrein RFID unveils UHF reader system with dynamically adjustable antenna polarization; Baystate Health selects Awarepoint RTLS to track and manage assets; Infineon, Bundesdruckerei partner on NFC-enabled security card with an LED that displays one-time password; SDG Systems enhances Android (AOSP 2.3) OS for Pidion BIP-6000MaxID with LF, UHF RFID; China's RFID tag market to nearly double to $807 million in 2017.
An interdisciplinary project team is developing a solution for the electronic management of medication administration, with Near Field Communication passive tags attached to medications, patients' wristband and nurses' badges.
Consolidated Contractors Co., which is employing radio frequency identification to manage personnel using a combination of passive and active RFID badges, plans to launch new deployments to track pipe spools at industrial construction sites.
By issuing entrance tickets with EPC passive tags, the Dutch history and art museum can track its visitors' interests, and eventually deliver content tailored to each individual.
The new site is faster and more reliable, and offers new features, such as the ability to store articles for future reference.
The French hypermarket's Scarmor subsidiary is applying passive UHF tags to pallets and installing RFID readers at its DCs and in truck trailers, as well as at 58 E.Leclerc retail sites in Brittany.
The French facility, which had been using handheld interrogators to record when files were checked out, will install fixed readers in the corridors connecting the facility's wings.
Omni-ID contends that Xerafy is manufacturing and marketing on-metal RFID tags that infringe on two of its patents, and that RFID TagSource is selling tags that infringe on those patents.
The Medical City has seen a 48 percent reduction in infections in one year since installing an RTLS-based hand-washing compliance system.
WaveMark enhances comprehensive OR inventory-management solution; HID Global introduces RFID-enabled laundry tag; Nordic ID launches small, compact UHF RFID reader; Diamond Services unveils gem-scale integration with GemBox RFID; ams announces analog front-end chip for secure operation of NFC-enabled payment transactions; survey shows that, on average, half of world's DCs use RFID.
The company says its BodyCom active tags and readers are more secure than RFID technology that transmits signals through the air, making it suitable for controlling access to cars, buildings, power tools, computers and firearms.
Having deployed Versus' RTLS at its Benjamin Russell Hospital, Children's of Alabama is installing it within its older building, and plans to use it to manage nurse emergency calls and monitor hand hygiene.
The new products are part of the NoWander solution, which enables a nursing facility to know where its patients are and if they have fallen, as well as analyze patient activity.
Chicago Public Schools to implement RFID for tracking assets; Ekahau upgrades Wi-Fi-based RTLS solution; Aker Eye Vision Source uses RTLS to improve patient flow, efficiency; Numerex, Cascade Engineering partner on asset management for solid-waste market; Swedish DYI retailer installs RF-enabled e-paper for digital product pricing, inventory; Master Lock acquires Field ID; Xerafy factory in China gets ISO-9001 certification, doubles capacity; GainSpan unveils single chip supporting Wi-Fi and Zi