Ashburn-based Odin, a radio frequency identification software maker, is marketing an RFID system for doctors and other health care professionals it says will keep specimen labeling mistakes to a minimum.
Hand-written specimen labels by doctors, nurses and other clinical workers result in specimen labeling errors of as high as 10 percent, according to the company.
UPM RFID is introducing several new inlays based on the high performance NXP UCODE G2iL UHF RFID chip. The upgraded designs based on this new IC offer high quality and great read performance in a range of applications.
Many of you may have heard that the London Olympic Organizing Committee is going to force athletes to be injected with near field RFID chips to securely access restricted areas, pay for meals and souvenirs and lock and unlock their rooms.
The U.S. State Department's Bureau of Diplomatic Security (DS), has installed an RFID-based system at an armory within one of its facilities in the Washington, D.C, area. This enables the department to store an electronic record of which personnel have taken and returned which weapons, while also automating the checkout process.