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Pharmaceutical RFID Temperature Sensor Launched

September 27, 2006

Log-ic trackers promise to facilitate better control over the pharmaceutical cold chain at a lower cost.

PHILADELPHIA, PA, /PRNewswire/ -- Intelligent Devices Inc. (a subsidiary of smart packaging experts Information Mediary Corp.) in partnership with American Thermal Instruments Inc. (ATI) is pleased to announce the official product launch of their RFID temperature tracker to pharmaceutical cold chain customers. The Log-ic Temperature Tracker will be presented at the 4th Annual Cold Chain Distribution for Pharmaceuticals, the only global forum for discussions on temperature-controlled packaging, shipping, distribution, and storage for pharmaceuticals and biopharmaceuticals, held from September 25–28, 2006 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.

These Class 3 RFID Log-ic Temperature Tracker tags support 21 CFR Part 11 solutions and are promising to facilitate better control over the pharmaceutical cold chain at a lower cost. Throughout the past year, Log-ic has been tested extensively in early adopter trials for transoceanic monitoring with industry leaders, such as Sanofi, La Croix Rouge (French Red Cross), Pandol Brothers, Chiquita Brands, and many others.

Log-ic is a light (under 1 oz), 2 inch square, thin (0.1 inch), and flexible RFID sensor tag capable of processing up to 64,000 readings per trip. It is offered in calibration ranges from +/- 0.1 to +/- 1 Centigrade, as single-trip disposable as well as reusable versions. Log-ic tags can be programmed, and its data collected via the CertiScan wireless 13.56 MHz RFID solution. Handheld data collection devices are expected to be available during the 4th quarter of 2006. Log-ic sensor tags and CertiScan RFID systems are available in commercial quantities.

About American Thermal Instruments, Inc. (ATI)
Since 1980, American Thermal Instruments Inc. has been specializing in microencapsulation, microencapsulated liquid crystal thermometers, and temperature-indicating devices. As a producer of highly accurate and easy-to-read thermometers for a wide range of applications, ATI has a product for all your temperature sensing needs. ATI is FDA registered and ISO 9001:2000 certified. ATI is a Log-ic marketing partner.

About Intelligent Devices Inc. (IDI)
Intelligent Devices Inc. is a subsidiary of Information Mediary Corp. of Ottawa Canada. IMC's team of smart packaging experts have developed a variety of RFID sensors and intelligent active packaging products, such as the Med-ic Digital Package, Log-ic Temperature Trackers, Log-ic ECM (Electronic Content Monitors), and the secure CertiScan 13.56 MHz RFID data exchange solution.

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