24 Apr 2008
Laminate makes any blisterpack record when pills are taken
Taking medication wrongly is a huge problem, resulting in more than 150,000 people dying unnecessarily in both North America and in Europe every year.
25 Sep 2007
Improved Smart Blisterpacks Announced
At the IDTechEx conference, RFID Europe in Cambridge, UK, 18-19 September, both Cypak of Sweden and Jos Geboers of The Compliers Group of the Netherlands announced improved smart blisterpacks that record which pills are removed when and have RFID for identifying the patient.
18 Aug 2006
Opportunities in Pharma RFID and Smart Packaging
RFID in healthcare is growing rapidly to become a $2.1 billion global business in 2016. Smart packaging for healthcare has additional value, for example, ensuring that people take the correct pills at the right time. RFID can improve the lives of patients in many different ways...
8 Dec 2005
New annoucements at Printed Electronics USA 2005
An avalanche of printed or partly-printed products has been announced for the first time by presenters at the IDTechEx Printed Electronics USA 2005 conference.
7 Nov 2005
RFID in the Postal and Courier service
The second biggest application of item level RFID after retail. 10 year forecasts.
4 Oct 2005
Sensors and RFID converge
Examining the prospect of ubiquitous sensors saving lives, improving the quality of life of the disoriented elderly, coping with natural disasters and much else besides.
11 Nov 2004
First disposable diabetes screening device
Cypak announce World's first electronic disposable diabetes screening device