Monitoring the Cold Chain with RFID (RFID Europe 2011)

Mr Harald Speletz, Head of RFID solutions


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Presentation Summary

  • HFST-T109('SensoTag') is a data logger with integrated temperature sensor that can store temperature and other data
  • The device performs complex parameter controlled internal calculations and analyses
  • Used to track the cool chain of critical goods like blood, reagents or pharmaceuticals

Speaker Biography (Harald Speletz)

Harald Speletz is head of RFID solutions at Siemens Austria. Main focus of this business segment is the development and implementation of cool chain solutions with help of RFID based data loggers.
When starting at Siemens in 2000 he was a project manager for MES systems, and process control systems. After this he was one of the inventors and developers of a novel RFID label for temperature monitoring. In parallel he planned a software system to monitor the cool chain of blood banks, pharmaceutical companies and forwarders.

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