John Rommel


ALERTS! The Asset Tracking Superpower

Asset tracking systems are increasing in popularity and for good reasons. Firms across multiple industries are realizing benefits from having visibility to where their physical assets are currently located, as well as where they have been. Benefits include: Dramatically reducing the time and cost associated with locating lost items Taking inventory counts in minutes versus …

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RTLS in healthcare

Re-examining RTLS options in Healthcare

For years, hospitals and other medical care facilities have deployed systems to track the location of critical assets as they moved throughout their buildings. These Real Time Location Systems (RTLS), typically use some sort of active RFID technology that includes a battery powered beacon. The beacon transmits its presence every few seconds and this signal …

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A Visit from Tech Savvy Saint Nick

 ‘Twas the night before Christmas, and up North Pole way, the elves were all busy preparing the sleigh.   With pallets and case loads of toys pouring in, the factory floor used to be such a din. But that was ‘fore Santa, with much contemplation, equipped his supply chain with new automation.    The bags were all loaded, a million …

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The IoT Application Checklist

Ever since forward-thinking companies started using barcodes to track the movement of assets and inventory back in the 1970’s, the use of Automatic Identification (Auto-ID) technologies has propelled firms in multiple industries to seek automated ways to monitor the status of their items. It was Kevin Ashton, co-founder of MIT’s Auto-ID Center, who first used …

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What technologies really work to manage Social Distancing in the workplace?

As companies return to work in a COVID-19 world, they face the challenge of resuming “normal” operations while maintaining a safe and protected working environment for all employees. With the proven benefits of social distancing in helping reduce the spread of the virus, companies and government agencies are now seeking ways to implement this practice …

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Preparing for the Next Pandemic

The worldwide response to COVID-19 has been unprecedented and, likely, is a harbinger of things to come. Never before have so many countries united in a common effort to thwart a biological danger. Prompt action and shared information between various nation’s health agencies has helped restrict the spread of the virus. At the heart of …

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Calculating ROI for RFID Asset Management

So you have a lot of valuable assets that you’re having trouble keeping track of. Maybe it’s the IT items in your data center that are constantly on the move. Perhaps it’s expensive lab equipment or tools that always seems to go missing. It could be returnable containers that don’t get returned or important files …

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