The system can co-exist without interrupting other Wi-Fi services, so it appears that “dead zones” would not be an issue.  They also have devices imagethat can be worn and sterilized too.  One the device is plugged in, ensuring you have a live plug too, it immediately becomes a node.  RFID technology is good for keeping track of those 13k stents.  BD  

Awarepoint’s Active RFID technologies and real-time location systems (RTLSs) include its real-time awareness platform, firmware, RFID tags, sensors, and bridges.

Awarepoint’s technologies collect raw sensor data and transform that data into high-value positioning information that can be used to add location awareness to a variety of healthcare and business applications.

Awarepoint Real-time Awareness Solutions are used to map, monitor and measure the status and location of high-value assets, and to provide critical data needed to improve workflows and processes associated with these assets.

Our patented asset and location tracking technology is a proven solution to improve hospital process management. For hospital administrators, Awarepoint’s rapid-impact implementation and fully managed service model supports healthcare business processes, reduces costs and increases revenue, while requiring no maintenance upkeep of hardware or software.


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  1. It's an easy to install system, but relies on signal strength for positioning. That may be good enough for clinical purposes.


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