RF tag on test strips, test strip vials and boxes

  • US 8,358,210 B2
  • Filed: 11/24/2009
  • Issued: 01/22/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/08/2005
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An analyte monitoring device, comprising:

  • a circuit board;

    a radio frequency identification (RFID) chip mounted on the circuit board;

    an analyte sensor coupled to the circuit board and in signal communication with the RFID chip;

    a memory for storing digitally encoded data representing a monitored analyte level detected by the analyte sensor; and

    an antenna coupled to the circuit board and in signal communication with the RFID chip;

    wherein the RFID chip propagates a backscattering radio wave including the digitally encoded data representing the monitored analyte level when the RFID chip is within a predetermined range of a radio frequency (RF) power signal.

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