Thursday, March 02, 2006

RFID Captures Usage/Maintenance History of Surgical Knife

RFID in Japan posts that the KRD Corporation has "developed a system for managing surgical knives and other medical equipment using RFID tags.Tools for medical operation are RFID-tagged and and the system captures the histories (e.g., records of sharpening, disinfection, etc.) of the tools.Small (diameter: 6.5mm, thickness: 2mm; 13.56MHz) RFID tags are either embedded in or attached to surgical knives,clamps,scissors,etc".

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Via Smartmobs

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