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PODCAST/TECH: Understanding RFID tracking

I’ve been saying for a year or two that location tracking for assets and people is the next big thing in hospitals. But do you understand the complexity behind location tracking technologies? Me neither, but product marketing director Ken Lynch from RFID tracking company PanGo did his very best to explain it to me! Here’s the interview.

Here’s a photo of the tags, and another of the mapping application–a la Harry Potter’s marauders map:

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Please excuse my bewilderment, but what on earth are those huge things? RFID tags are “dust-size” these days – a hospital staffer could SPRAY the things on patients, or devices, by the hundreds…..