- Life science company Promega
has spun off its division that sells and services small storage units that utilize radio frequency identification (RFID) and the Internet to track inventory.
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RFID tags and related software record changes in the contents of the magnetically locked freezers.
New applications beyond life sciences
Terso plans to further develop the technology and offer new applications and solutions beyond the life science industry. For example, RFID tags could be placed on medical devices and tools inside an operating room, with biological agents......Full article >>>
es restock based on those forms.
But paper-based systems are prone to error, such as scientists entering the wrong data on the forms or simply forgetting to fill them out. Additionally, the paper forms provide no information privacy. Anyone with access to the storage room, including sales representatives from other companies, could see what was being used and who was using it.
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specific processes to integrate those systems together, filing 10 patent applications to keep the functions' information secure.
Tripathi said the primary system goal was to make the content information available over any connection, with users accessing the information based on their clearance levels.
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use it is based on the already successful PromegaExpress platform. Unlike other emerging RFID technologies, PromegaExpress has demonstrated a positive rate of interest and customers easily see return on investment, the company said.
Reik Read, an analyst with Robert W. Baird and Co.,
said getting down to the item level with RFID is an approach that wi......Full article >>>
ripathi said. "The initial launch of the product within the life sciences industries has been remarkably successful, and the company plans to build on this momentum as it continues to expand its presence within this market and other vertical markets."
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