RF tag on test strips, test strip vials and boxes

  • US 8,223,021 B2
  • Filed: 11/24/2009
  • Issued: 07/17/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/08/2005
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A glucose monitoring device, comprising:

  • a housing;

    an output unit coupled to the housing for outputting information related to a monitored analyte level;

    an antenna coupled to the housing; and

    a radio frequency identification (RFID) reader component coupled to the housing and the antenna, the RFID reader component configured to transmit a radio frequency (RF) signal and to detect a backscattering radio wave including digitally encoded data representing the analyte level determined by an analyte sensor.

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