Kit Check has invented a solution to track and process pharmacy kits with RFID tags. This way, hospital workers won’t forget to replenish kits with life-saving equipment, and put patient’s lives at risk.
“We connect things to the cloud — anything that normally wouldn’t communicate,” ReelyActive chief executive Jeffrey Dungen told me today. “But the small companies that have looked at RFID are totally disenfranchised … they go looking for a solution for maybe 100 or 200 RFIC tags, and simply can’t buy one.”
There really is an app for everything. This is not always a good thing, since unfortunately it includes things that have no conceivable need for one.
Researchers are working on an on/off switch for the next generation of credit cards. No, not to stop you from spending money you shouldn’t, but to help protect you from theft and fraud.
Charlie Walton, the inventor of an ubiquitous wireless technology known as RFID, has passed away at 89.
Dynamics is one of 70 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Fall 2010 event taking place this week in Silicon Valley. After our selection, the companies pay a fee to present. Our coverage of them remains objective.
If you don’t mind injecting a chip into your body, you can now be a host for a computer virus that can infect hardware around you with a computer virus.
Stickybits, a startup aiming to slap barcodes on real-world objects to link them to virtual information, has raised $1.6 million in additional seed funding on top of earlier $300,000 in initial funding. The company scored some new investors, bringing in First Round Capital and Lowercase Capital, who join previous investors Mitch Kapor and Polaris Venture Partners.
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