HID Acquires GuardRFID to Expand Healthcare Offering, Create Safer Experiences for Patients and Staff
HID announced it has acquired GuardRFID, a leading provider of real-time location services (RTLS) hardware and software solutions in the healthcare space. The addition of GuardRFID expands HID’s offering and relevance in the active RFID and RTLS space, including the support for new use cases catered to the needs of healthcare facilities.
GuardRFID Releases Low Cost Proximity Tag Exciter
Guard RFID Solutions Inc. announced today that it had released a new device that enables detection of tagged people or assets within a confined area or at close range. This device is suitable for applications that require room-level or bed-level location capability in hospitals, for example. The Proximity Tag Exciter (PTE) creates a tag capture zone whose radius can be adjusted precisely to fit the application’s tag detection range requirements.