Dealing with lost and misplaced clothing is a constant challenge at many long-term care facilities. But radio frequency identification (RFID) technology might soon make the problem more manageable. Already, more than 200 facilities in France and Italy have begun using RFID tags to track garments worn by nursing home employees and residents. The process is relatively simple: tags are sewn into each garment. After the clothing is cleaned, it is sorted automatically. Might lost socks soon be a thing of the past?
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