WO2010141689A3 - Hygiene monitoring and control system - Google Patents

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WO2010141689A3
WO2010141689A3 PCT/US2010/037215 US2010037215W WO2010141689A3 WO 2010141689 A3 WO2010141689 A3 WO 2010141689A3 US 2010037215 W US2010037215 W US 2010037215W WO 2010141689 A3 WO2010141689 A3 WO 2010141689A3
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hygiene device
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William Chadwick Barefoot
James Shaderick Davis, Iv
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James Shaderick Davis, Iv
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    • G06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
    • G06KRECOGNITION OF DATA; PRESENTATION OF DATA; RECORD CARRIERS; HANDLING RECORD CARRIERS
    • G06K17/00Methods or arrangements for effecting co-operative working between equipments covered by two or more of the preceding main groups, e.g. automatic card files incorporating conveying and reading operations
    • G06K17/0022Methods or arrangements for effecting co-operative working between equipments covered by two or more of the preceding main groups, e.g. automatic card files incorporating conveying and reading operations arrangements or provisious for transferring data to distant stations, e.g. from a sensing device
    • GPHYSICS
    • G06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
    • G06KRECOGNITION OF DATA; PRESENTATION OF DATA; RECORD CARRIERS; HANDLING RECORD CARRIERS
    • G06K7/00Methods or arrangements for sensing record carriers, e.g. for reading patterns
    • G06K7/10Methods or arrangements for sensing record carriers, e.g. for reading patterns by electromagnetic radiation, e.g. optical sensing; by corpuscular radiation
    • G06K7/10009Methods or arrangements for sensing record carriers, e.g. for reading patterns by electromagnetic radiation, e.g. optical sensing; by corpuscular radiation sensing by radiation using wavelengths larger than 0.1 mm, e.g. radio-waves or microwaves
    • G06K7/10366Methods or arrangements for sensing record carriers, e.g. for reading patterns by electromagnetic radiation, e.g. optical sensing; by corpuscular radiation sensing by radiation using wavelengths larger than 0.1 mm, e.g. radio-waves or microwaves the interrogation device being adapted for miscellaneous applications
    • G06K7/10475Methods or arrangements for sensing record carriers, e.g. for reading patterns by electromagnetic radiation, e.g. optical sensing; by corpuscular radiation sensing by radiation using wavelengths larger than 0.1 mm, e.g. radio-waves or microwaves the interrogation device being adapted for miscellaneous applications arrangements to facilitate interaction with further interrogation devices, e.g. such that at least two interrogation devices may function and cooperate in a network of such devices

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A tracking system/method of hygiene device usage. The system/method involves an RFID reader within a location that automatically detects an entering attendant RFID tag. Respective passive RFID readers and/or RFID dispenser tags coupled to the hygiene devices are activated upon hygiene device activation. All RFID readers are coupled with interface adapters that communicate reader information to a remote location for analysis/reporting. If attendant enters the location, a timer starts to monitor time it takes the attendant to activate the hygiene device in the location. Alternatively, if the attendant activates another hygiene device located just outside the specified location, the timer monitors how long after that activation it takes for the attendant to enter the location. Upon attendant exit, the system/method tracks activation of the hygiene device in the location and prompt departure of attendant, or upon departing the location, he/she promptly activates the hygiene device located outside the location.
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