- Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar(IIT Ropar) in Punjab has developed a device named AmbiTag.
- AmbiTag is the first-of-its-kind Internet of Things(IoT) device. The device will be helpful in the secure transportation of vaccines, blood and body organs, perishable products (food and dairy) among others.
How does the device work?
- The device records real-time ambient temperatureduring the transportation of perishable products, vaccines, and even body organs and blood.
- The recorded temperature helps to know whether that particular item transported from anywhere in the world is still usable or perished because of temperature variation.