Terso Solutions Awarded Several Patents in Area of RFID for Storing and Distributing High Value Products

New Patents Issued by the United States Patent Office and European Patent Office significantly strengthens Terso's RFID patent portfolio, further reinforcing its position as the leader in automated inventory management for healthcare and life science.

Jun 16, 2011, 13:22 ET from Terso Solutions, Inc.

MADISON, Wis., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Terso Solutions, Inc. a Wisconsin based technology company delivering automated inventory management solutions, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the European Patent Office has granted several industry-defining patents to the company in the area RFID storage and distribution solutions.

These patents significantly strengthen Terso's patent portfolio, further reinforcing its position as the leader in automated inventory management for healthcare and life science. Terso Solutions, Inc. now holds more than twelve patents related to RFID enabled cabinets, refrigerators, and freezers related to filings initiated in 2001. The new patents are US7,942,321, US7,938,326, and EP1840854B1.

The innovations in these patents, along with those in previously issued patents, allow customers to store, track, distribute, and sell high value medical and scientific products while maintaining complete visibility into the products in inventory. Terso's RFID storage solutions allow customers to stay in regulatory compliance, improve product visibility and reduce shrinkage, and allow authorized users to access products anytime without manual signout.

These patents cover, among other things, functionality that includes:

  • RFID based system of distributing products to customers
  • Point of sale system that can read a large number of RFID tags
  • Point of sale system that communicates with a  remote computer

"We are very pleased to have been granted these key patents. This clearly demonstrates Teros's commitment to leading the way in automated inventory management solutions for healthcare and life science," says Joe Pleshek, President and CEO, Terso Solutions, Inc.

"This patented technology reflects our ongoing commitment to helping our customers drive cost out of the supply chain, and enables them to take complete control of their high value products in real-time, without having to rely on inefficient, error-prone manual processes."

For more information about Terso Solutions, Inc.'s RFID Patents, visit www.tersosolutions.com/rfidpatents.

About Terso Solutions, Inc.

Terso Solutions is a leading provider of automated inventory management solutions for tracking high-value medical and scientific products in healthcare and life science. Backed by 13 years of RFID product development and implementation experience, our commercially proven, field tested solution has logged over 9,000,000 operational hours around the World. Our Healthcare customers use our solution in Cath Labs, Emergency Rooms, and Hospital Supply Rooms every day. And our life science customers take advantage of an efficient, 24/7 solution for managing high-value scientific products. Headquartered in Madison, WI, Terso Solutions is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Promega Corporation. Additional information is available at www.tersosolutions.com.

Keith Hoffman

SOURCE Terso Solutions, Inc.