Your FedEx package is getting hot, and it’s right behind you…

Your FedEx package is getting hot, and it’s right behind you…

Pt 2370
“FedEx Joins the Internet of Things With SenseAware” – Richard writes –

International courier giant Fedex has just released a new tracking device and web service for packages. Called SenseAware, it keeps tabs on the temperature, location and other vital signs of a package – including when it’s opened and whether it was tampered with along the way. Fedex is running a trial period of about a year with 50 health care and life science companies, for tracking delivery of surgery kits, medical equipment – and even live organs. We spoke with FedEx head of innovation, Mark Hamm, about SenseAware and how Fedex is tapping into the emerging trend called Internet of Things.

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