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4 Reasons to Integrate RFID into Your Cryogenic Inventory Management

Radio-frequency identification (RFID) has come a long way since the 70s; it’s become more prevalent in many areas, including healthcare, pharmaceutical research, and academic...

Simultaneous Implementation of Barcodes and RFID: GS1 Best Practices

Though both barcodes and RFID have been around for 50 years (longer for barcodes), it was never really possible to combine the two efficiently,...

The Effect of Omicron on the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain & How New Identification Technologies Can Help

The recent surge in COVID-19 omicron variant cases represents one of the biggest challenges to the pharmaceutical supply chain. A massive uptick in cases...

Breakthrough: GA International Announces the Launch of a New Line of Specialty RFID labels

Summary: GA International has developed a unique line of thermal-transfer RFID labels for a wide range of environments and conditions. They now can also custom...

Making the Most of Your Cell Phone in the Lab

These days, everyone is glued to their phone; social media, Google, Reddit, daily news headlines—it’s all there, inside your pocket. Unfortunately, unwanted distractions in...

The Benefits of Outfitting Your Lab with a Customized RFID Solution

For labs that depend on speed and accuracy to scan large inventories, RFID represents a drastic improvement over most conventional labeling methods. Originally conceived...

The Benefits of RFID Software for Healthcare and Other Major Industries

Radio-frequency identification (RFID) has already become a key part of many inventory management systems used to keep track of a variety of items. This...

Defining Smart Labels & Tags for Identification

The advancements in technology have affected every industry, including the identification industry, which has led to the development of “smart” labels and tags. Smart...

The History of RFID

Radio-frequency identification (RFID) has been around for over 80 years and has evolved into one of the most powerful technologies available for sample tracking...

Barcodes Vs RFID: Which is Best for Your Lab?

When it comes to tracking and tracing samples, the best options available are either barcode printed labels or radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags. For specimens...

Biobanks – The Perfect Model for Managing Millions of Samples Error-Free

Over the last 10 years, biobanks have become a staple of biomedical research. The ability to accumulate, catalog, and dispense a variety of sample...

Keys to Managing Your Lab’s Inventory of Samples and Reagents

Whether you have banks of cell lines stored in liquid nitrogen or assay reagents constantly consumed, managing your inventory of samples is necessary to keep...

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How to Print Labels Without Ink

Most label printing methods require an ink source; laser printers require toner, inkjet printers require ink cartridges, and thermal-transfer printers rely on ink ribbons....

How to Keep Your Thermal-Transfer Printer Running Optimally

Keeping your thermal-transfer printer in proper working order doesn’t take much work, but it does require a bit of know-how to understand the mechanisms...

Implementing RFID Technology in Healthcare

The integration of radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology in the healthcare sector has shown that administrators believe RFID has the power to improve tracking and...

Reproducibility: Why it Matters More Than Ever

It’s a common sentiment across the scientific landscape that researchers everywhere should be able to share data, re-create each other’s experiments, and achieve similar...