Intelligent Insites Inc. announced that its InSites RTLS healthcare software solution now supports ThingMagic Astra readers for passive RFID data integration.
The ThingMagic Astra reader is an ultra-high frequency RFID reader with a fully integrated antenna designed for commercial environments, such as hospitals and clinics. Astra readers offer Power over Ethernet (PoE) and WiFi options to support flexible, low cost installations.
The passive RFID readers combine with Intelligent InSites RTLS software platform focus less on the underlying technology and more on improving processes and reducing cost. It also allows an expansion of locating solutions such as asset management, patient and staff workflow optimization, pharmaceutical management, and temperature monitoring applications.
The InSites RTLS software collects real-time location and condition sensing data from any type of RTLS technology, including active RFID, infrared/RF, passive RFID, ultrasound, WiFi, and ZigBee.