Coronavirus company news summary – Savi supplies RFID system – Genasys provides communications systems

13 May 2020 (Last Updated May 13th, 2020 11:11)

Technology company Savi has handed over its Portable Deployment Kit (PDK) III to the US Department of Defense (DoD). The company is under contract to deliver the kits to the Army National Guard and Army Reserve. Savi PDK III is a complete active RFID solution. It offers warfighters and first responders, deployed to fight Covid-19 pandemic, with real-time, end-to-end visibility of goods and critical assets moving through the supply chain and ensure on-time delivery to the Army National Guard.

Global critical communications solutions provider Genasys has received hardware orders from the US military and government agencies. The company will deliver its LRAD 100X, 300X, 450XL, 500X, and military specification 360XT trailer systems and accessories. These hardware systems allow communication between individuals and groups from a safe standoff distance. Genasys chief executive officer Richard Danforth said: “Many of these hardware systems are being procured for use in the agencies’ COVID-19 responses.”

The US Department of Defense (DOD) has awarded a contract to ApiJect Systems America for a high-speed, population-scale emergency drug injection solution to the Covid-19 crisis. The $138m HHS-DOD Title 3, Defense Production Act (DPA) contract will support a Joint Federal Agency Accelerated Build-out of Domestic Surge Capacity for prefilled syringes. ApiJect's subsidiary RAPID USA will operate under the initiative Project Jumpstart. It will use blow-fill-seal plastics manufacturing technology to create a US-based high-speed supply chain for prefilled syringes.