End-to-end NFC-enabled system includes inlays, printed batteries, labels, cloud capabilities and analytics software.
David Savastano, Editor06.20.17
Taking proper care of perishables is an essential part of the supply chain. Whether it is health related (medicines or blood), food (meat and fish) or other items (flowers), maintaining proper conditions from production and transport to the retailers and customers is critical.
For years, there have been temperature-sensing devices such as thermochromic labels that showed if temperatures had reached certain ranges. However, these sorts of systems require individuals either reading or scanning the labels.
Today, there are solutions with sensors on the market. Identiv has taken temperature logging one step further by adding an NFC-enabling component, allowing readings to be uploaded to the cloud.
This product, the uTrust Sense Temperature Tracker, has caught the eye of the industry, earning Identiv the Best New Product award during the 11th Annual RFID Journal Awards at RFID Journal LIVE! 2017.
Stephane Ardiley, Identiv’s director of product manag
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