Fedex Senses a Need for Package Sensing

The new SenseAware platform is a “next generation information service that combines a GPS sensor device and a web-based collaboration platform.” Due next spring, the “ride along” hardware can track: “precise temperature readings; a shipment’s exact location; when a shipment is opened or if the contents have been exposed to light; as well as real-time alerts and analytics between trusted parties regarding the above signs of a shipment.” The first market for the device? Health care and life sciences.

- press release

Published Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

Written by Adena Schutzberg

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