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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...

Maintaining Your Bank of Cell Lines – 4 Simple Tips

As any lab will attest, organizing your bank of cell lines is key to ensuring that your research runs smoothly and efficiently. However, this...

The Scope of Labeling Errors in the Clinic – Part 2

Healthcare institutions tend to use diverse systems for labeling specimens, each incorporating fail-safes at different levels of collection and processing. Many hospitals practice the Swiss cheese...

How RFID Labels Can Smarten Up Your Laboratory

In our previous post we introduced the basics of how Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) works. We also briefly touched upon the way it might help researchers...

Everything you need to know about RFID technology

If you've read our previous blogs, you already know about printing and barcode technologies and the key role they play in improving identification, traceability and productivity. But...

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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...

The Best in Label Automation of 2021

Here at LabTAG, we offer more than barcode labels; we offer complete identification solutions for your lab and healthcare facility. Part of that is...