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What is RTLS

Encyclopedia of E-Commerce Development, Implementation, and Management
Real Time Location Systems belongs to indoor location based technologies used to track and manage objects (e.g., mobile assets, patient, medical staff) in specific zones or throughout a facility.
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Selecting the Right RTLS in Hospitals
Ygal Bendavid (École des sciences de la gestion (ESG), Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Canada)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9787-4.ch133
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Machine Learning and Simulation/Optimization Approaches to Improve Surgical Services in Healthcare
An abbreviation form of real-time location system detects current and live location of the equipment in the system using a tracking technology.
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RTLS in Hospitals: Technologies and Applications
Real Time Location Systems are used to locate, track and manage objects (e.g., mobile assets, patient, medical staff). Usually RTLS systems are based on active RFID technologies but recent development of passive RFID technologies enable zone monitoring (identification and localization).
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RFID Enabled B2B E-Commerce Technologies and Applications
Real Time Location Systems are used to track assets, tools and people. Usually RTLS systems are based on active RFID tags leveraging on WiFi networks, UWB, or mesh networks.
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