RFID Diagnostic Sensors Read By RFID-Enabled Cell Phones

RFID diagnostic sensor patches that can be read by RFID-enabled (Radio-Frequency IDentification) cell phones are under development by Gentag, Inc. and The CORE Institute. The system should make it easier for physicians (and patients) to monitor their condition post-surgery using RFID-enabled cell phones.


(Cell phone reads RFID diagnostic sensor skin patch)

The RFID skin patch sensors will facilitate the monitoring of temperature, blood pressure and other conditions. It should also be easier for patients to monitor their own condition when released from the hospital.

"We believe that cell phones are the ideal tools to enable consumer-based diagnostics and that The CORE Institute® has identified a unique market to illustrate how low cost RFID technologies combined with cell phones can save costs in medicine," announced Dr. John Peeters the founder of Gentag.

"The CORE Institute® believes that this new technology platform will not only decrease the cost of health care delivery, but more importantly will markedly improve patient safety and outcomes due to earlier and more accurate diagnosis of changes in a patient's condition."

Via Gentag and CORE RFID Diagnostic Sensors and the Gentag company website.

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Active Tag (Active RFID Tag)
Amplitude Modulation (AM)
Antenna (RFID Tag Antenna)
Anti-collision
Back scatter (RFID back scatter)
Bi-directional
Chipless RFID tag
Contactless Credit Cards
Contactless smart card
Closed Systems (or Closed Loop Systems)
Code plate (RFID code plate)
Continuous Wave (CM)
Electromagnetic Interference (EMI)
Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS)
Electronic Product Code (EPC)
Error Correcting Code (ECC)
Error Correcting Mode
Error Correcting Protocol
Excite
Factory Programming
Field Programming
Frequency Modulation (FM)
Frequency Shift Keyed Modulation (FSKM)
Frequency Hopping
Harvest
Inductive Coupling
Modulation
Passive RFID Tag (or Passive Tag)
Phase Modulation (PM)
Pulse Duration
RF Fibers
RFID tag
RFID Tag Collision
RFID Reader
RFID Reader Collision
Smart label (RFID Smart Label)
Smart cards
Transponder for RFID

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