Press Releases

Here you can find our press releases and latest innovation and technology news.

SMa Connect – Jun 2011

RFID World Asia Incorporating EPCglobal Singapore Summit 2011
In conjunction with the conference, the RFID World Asia Awards 2011 ceremony for three categories - "RFID Champion Award", "Best RFID Implementation" and "Most Innovative RFID Solution" was held for the second time on 13 April 2011. These awards gave recognition to companies that have achieved success with RFID adoption and at the same time serve as inspiration for aspiring RFID users. TCM RFiD Pte Ltd was the biggest winner that night, bagging 2 out of 3 awards given – the RFID Champion Award and Most Innovative RFID Solution Award. The latter award recognised the collaboration effort between TCM RFiD and SMRT on a RFID enabled warehouse project to increase productivity and improve stock level accuracy.

GS1 – Apr 2011

RFID World Asia Awards 2011 Awards ceremony
These awards are to recognize outstanding RFID projects that are interesting and creative, give recognition to those who have achieved success with RFID adoption and at the same time serve as models and inspiration for aspiring RFID users. Congratulations to GS1 Singapore Registered User, TCM RFiD Pte Ltd who was the biggest winner that night, winning 2 out of the 3 awards given out during the ceremony – the RFID Champion Award and Most Innovative RFID Solution Award! The latter award is for a collaboration effort between TCM RFiD and SMRT on a RFID enabled warehouse project to increase productivity and improve stock level accuracy.

iN.SG - Oct 2010

NIA 2010: NUH and TTSH wins National Infocomm Award for Most Innovative Use of Infocomm Technology in the Public Sector
Getting the right dose of the right drug to the right patient at the right time. Enforcing these four "rights" of medication safety is the goal of the Closed-Loop Inpatient Medication Management System (CLMMS) developed by the National University Hospital (NUH) and Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) in collaboration with Integrated Health Information System (IHiS), a subsidiary of MOH Holdings. The system won NUH and TTSH this year’s National Infocomm Award for Most Innovative Use of Infocomm Technology in the Public Sector.

RFID Journal - Aug 2009

Singapore Transit Operator Streamlines Vehicle Maintenance
SMRT is applying EPC Gen 2 RFID tags to 80,000 spare parts and components, and installing RFID interrogators at its three warehouses. According to SMRT, the automated system will enable its staff to retrieve items for repair and maintenance more quickly, as well as speed up inventory-taking for parts in stock and improve inventory management through more accurate data and reporting. Employees will also be able to identify and retrieve items 24 hours a day, seven days a week, without compromising security, as radio frequency identification will capture and record the movements of every item.

ZDNetAsia - Apr 2009

Transport firm to use RFID to track spare parts
Singapore public transport operator SMRT, engages TCM RFID to install warehouse inventory management system based on radio frequency identification technology. This initiative is one of the two projects by TCM RFID co-funded by the Singapore Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*Star), under its RFID Innovation Platform program. The government agency has earmarked S$4.5 million (US$3 million) to help fund 30 RFID pilot projects in Singapore between 2008 and 2012.

Press Release - Apr 2009

TCM RFiD awarded contract to install a RFID-enabled inventory tracking system for Singapore's leading transport operator, SMRT Corporation
The RFID-based system will be used to keep track of items such as engine spares and components used in the maintenance of buses, taxis and trains operated by SMRT, Singapore's premier multi-modal public transport operator. "The system is designed to improve productivity and enhance shelf-life tracking in inventory management, which will lead to higher service standards in public transportation in Singapore," said Michael Oh, the managing director and founder of TCM RFiD.

CIO - Feb 2008

NHG to manage prescriptions the wireless way in second quarter
Singapore's National Healthcare Group (NHG) of hospitals has awarded a contract to systems solutions provider TCM-RFiD to implement a pharmaceutical tracking and management system that is to operate by the second quarter of this year. The system has been named the Intelligent Medicine Dispensing System (i-MDS). It will help staff ensure proper administration of drugs to patients.

Procurement Asia – Jan 2008

TCM RFiD lands NHG (National Healthcare Group) Contract
The National Healthcare Group (NHG) awarded a contract to Singapore-based TCM RFiD to provide real-time software keep track of pharmaceuticals and carry out proper drugs administration to patients. The Intelligent Medicine Dispensing System (i-MDS), a first of its kind in Asia, operates on customized software developed by TCM RFiD. TCM's i-MDS will be installed by the second quarter of this year at two NHG hospitals.

WEBWIRE - Jan 2008

First of its kind in Asia – Smart pharmaceutical tracking and management system developed by TCM RFiD to be deployed at National Healthcare Group (NHG) hospitals in Singapore
The National Healthcare Group (NHG) of hospitals in Singapore has awarded a contract to local real-time systems solutions provider, TCM RFiD to help staff keep track of pharmaceuticals and ensure proper administration of drugs to patients. TCM RFiD's medicine dispensing system uses Motorola's MC50 and MC70 EDAs linked to backend electronic medical records via wireless technology and Wi-Fi networks. The i-MDS is equipped with security functions in that the transmitted data is fully encrypted and secured.

RFID Journal - May 2007

TCM Introduces RFID-based Medicine Dispensing System
The Corporate Machine (TCM), an RFID systems provider with offices in Singapore and other Southeast Asian countries, has introduced RFID-enabled products designed to help health-care providers track pharmaceuticals and monitor when those drugs are administered, to make sure correct doses are administered. TCM's intelligent medicine-dispensing system (Intelli-MDS) combines RFID tags and readers, workflow software, electronic medical records (EMRs) and a central database in an integrated solution.

Industrial Automation Asia - Apr 2007

Keeping Track of RFiD Industry Trends and Adoption
TCM RFiD, a Singapore based RFID system integrator, made the news recently when it developed an RFID based inventory tracking solution for Mitsubishi Electric Asia. Michael Oh, Managing Director, TCM RFiD Pte Ltd, shares with Goh Tz'en Long his views on RFID industry trends and adoption.

RFID Journal - Sep 2006

Mitsubishi Electric Asia Switches On RFID
Industrial and electronics products manufacturer Mitsubishi Electric Asia is implementing an RFID system to track and manage inventory in real time. This new system replaces a more laborious and inefficient manual operation. Mitsubishi is using TCM's RFID Inventory Tracking System (RITS) so its operations, accounting and warehouse employees can more easily document incoming and outgoing inventory.

RFID Journal - Aug 2006

Intermech Machinery Uses RFID to Slash Inventory and Manufacturing Costs
To improve visibility into its inventory and distribution processes, Intermech Machinery worked with TCM, an RFID systems integrator, to provide customized antennas and other RFID components. The RFID interrogators transmit tag data via a wireless 802.11g network to Microsoft Dynamics AX, a supply-chain management system that keeps track of inventory and work-in-progress, helping to manage picking, packing and shipping processes at the factory.