Two software giants, Oracle and Microsoft, both announced initiatives recently to help pharmaceutical companies integrate radio frequency identification (RFID) technology into existing systems.
Oracle unveiled its Oracle Sensor-Based Services, which functions as middleware to integrate RFID data and helps companies capture, manage and analyze it. It also assists companies in achieving compliance with major drug retailers like Wal-Mart and Target which have mandated certain RFID parameters.
Microsoft announced the formation of the Microsoft Radio Frequency Identification Council to aid in solving integration issues.
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