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Introducing Sense, our new range of IoT devices

We have harnessed the power of Bluetooth and LoRaWAN to create intelligent, powerful IoT devices.

The new ‘Sense’ range combines a comprehensive set of sensors with a potent mixture of technologies such as Bluetooth Low energy, GPS and high performance, open standard LPWAN communication protocols to create hugely effective IoT devices. The devices are powerful yet hugely energy efficient providing a long life.

As with all Omni-ID products the new range comes with high levels of innovation and production quality built in, ensuring long range, high accuracy and cost effectiveness.

The Sense range is the first in an anticipated long line of forward looking communication devices from Omni-ID offering robust, reliable and effective linkage to the Internet of Things.

This is the future of tracking, monitoring, sensing and data gathering.

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Smartgarment Tracks Laundry for Cleaner Hospitals & Care Centers

In hospitals and nursing homes, cleanliness is care

Patients need a hygienic environment for best results, but in a busy hospital, nursing home, or other care facility, the difficulty of checking linens and garments in and out can be a barrier to frequent laundering. By making it easier to exchange clean and dirty linens, the 2Trace SmartGarment solution built on the Impinj platform encourages more frequent laundering, promoting better hygiene and preventing cross contamination.

In addition to making it easier to exchange linens, the 2Trace and Impinj solution gives hospitals valuable data on asset usage, allowing them to save on storage, prevent inventory shrinkage, and plan for future needs.

Improved hygiene, shorter waits, less shrinkage

Cleanliness is an important aspect of hygiene and safety requirements. Automatic tracking of textiles and uniforms through the laundry cycle helps hospitals keep track of important assets and prevent contamination.

  • Automated services allow multiple people to check laundry in and out at once, leading to faster lines and shorter waits
  • Faster and simplified check-in system encourages frequent garment changes, reducing the risk of contamination or spread of infection
  • Automatic data collection helps predict future trends and needs
  • Easy garment tracking ensures every garment checked out is recorded, reducing inventory shrinkage, and providing visibility into laundry location and availability—even offsite in cleaning.

Data collection for informed linen usage

The 2Trace and Impinj solution encourages frequent washing: the convenience of using portable textile depots encourages frequent changing. Additionally, garment tracking helps prevent cross-contamination by informing employees of previous linen usage and notifying hospitals of inappropriate usage patterns.

Garments more available when needed

A customer dashboard shows how many clothes are available or soiled at any given time and tracks overall trends, allowing customers to anticipate their future use, reducing the need for storage.

Reduces (inventory) shrinkage

While RAIN RFID can’t help you with laundry shrinkage, it can prevent inventory shrinkage. Easy garment tracking provides a real-time overview of where all textiles are, including timing of pickup and delivery.

Simple to use and easy to set up

The system comprises three parts: a garment depot, a return area, and a website. The depot is portable, allowing it to be placed conveniently close to workspaces. The solution is scalable from 80 employees to 8,000.

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New RAIN RFID Tag Chips for Retail, Supply Chain, and Aviation

Today we announced the availability of the Impinj M730 and M750 tag chips. The first in the Impinj M700 endpoint IC family, the new chips provide high performance, fast inventory capability, and advanced features for next-generation, universal RAIN RFID tags that can be attached to, or embedded in, nearly any item, and operate worldwide.

Bring IoT to Retail and Additional Markets with High-Performing Tag Chips

Impinj M730 and M750 tag chips expand RAIN deployments, powering small tags that enable solutions for high-speed inventory counting, loss prevention with frictionless self-checkout, and embedded tagging with seamless product returns. The new tag chips introduce a new Protected Mode which enables loss prevention while protecting consumer privacy by making a RAIN tag invisible to RAIN readers. The tag can be returned to normal operation, and made visible to RAIN readers, using a secure PIN.

With over 30 billion items connected, Impinj tag chips connect everyday items to the Internet and are the industry standard for RAIN RFID solutions for retail, air transportation, healthcare, and more.

Improve Reliability and Readability of RAIN RFID Tags

The Impinj M730 chip has 128-bit EPC memory while the Impinj M750 has 96-bit EPC memory and 32-bit user memory. The new chips allow users to operate their RAIN RFID readers faster than with other tag chips, reducing inventory time and improving productivity. They also

  • Optimize performance and improve tag readability with Impinj FastID high-speed reading and enhanced Impinj AutoTune adaptive RF tuning
  • Ensure accurate data and reliable tags with Impinj TagFocus read redundancy prevention, Impinj Enduro IC bonding technology, and enhanced Impinj Integra memory diagnostics

Impinj is taking orders now for the Impinj M730 and M750 chips and new products based on these chips are expected over the coming months from leading RAIN RFID inlay manufacturers.