Rishon Letzion, Israel — April 27, 2009 — B.O.S. Better Online Solutions Ltd. (“BOS”) (NASDAQ: BOSC) today announced the availability of BOSwine™ 1.0, an advanced RFID platform for monitoring the lifecycle of pigs, which enables preventative treatment for disease management.
Empowered by RFID tags, BOSwine™ 1.0 provides a computerized solution to track, monitor and control pigs’ lifecycle, including breeding, insemination, pregnancies, vaccination, transportation, weight and whelping.
“Healthy mothers with healthy pregnancies equal healthy newborn pigs,” said Shalom Daskal, CEO of BOS. “By using the BOSwine™ 1.0 real-time monitoring solution, farms can assure a healthy swine life cycle .
BOSwine™ 1.0, developed by BOS in cooperation with the largest swine farm in Israel, enables the farmer to track and monitor the mother pig during her pregnancy and ensure that it receives the required vaccines. The solution offers real-time visibility and full traceability of the mother pig and the piglet, enabling automated track and control of health genealogy.
“BOSwine™ 1.0 RFID monitoring system can immediately identify symptoms that are associated with many common illnesses, including swine flu, allowing the BOSwine user to apply early, and more successful, treatment,” explained Yuval Viner, managing director of BOS RFID and Mobile Solutions. Mr. Viner added: “The earlier an illness is treated, the more effective the treatment will be, thereby preventing the spread of the identified disease.”
BOS provides turnkey RFID solutions for the livestock industry, which include best-of-breed RFID tags for each animal, mobile and handheld readers, static wide-range readers, a BOS RFID process server, and software applications that manage the information and that can be integrated with any ERP system. BOS also offers each of these elements – the RFID hardware components, the BOS RFID process server, and the software – as stand-alone products.