Press Releases

Documenting Medical Device Implants - Pilot Success

GS1 Ireland led an international coalition which successfully employed a sterile field scanner during surgery. The "TRACTUS" scanner by Matrix IT Medical Tracking Systems effectively collected detailed medical device information from extremely small codes known as data matrix codes on hospital-sterilized implants at Wheeling Hospital in West Virginia, USA. For the first time, full medical device traceability was proven on these implants, allowing for future device analytics.

 
Barcode Manager Upgrade this weekend

In order to upgrade the system we will however need to take Barcode Manager off-line between 9am Saturday 3rd February and 12 noon Sunday 4th February 2018. We hope this will not create undue inconvenience for you.

 
GS1 Ireland becomes LEI Legal Entity Identifier Registration Agent

Legal entities buying or selling derivatives, shares, warrants and bonds must have an LEI - Legal Entity Identifier. GS1 Ireland can now facilitate LEI applications to comply with new European MiFID II/MiFIR regulations

 
GS1 Ireland appoints new Head of Technical Standards & ICT

GS1 Ireland has announced the appointment of Mr. Seán Dennison to the role of Head of Technical Standards and ICT.

 
Harland Simon and GS1 partner to support use of next generation technology in healthcare

Harland Simon and GS1 Ireland partner to support use of next generation technologies in healthcare Sept 2017.

 
CEN chooses GS1 SSCC for unique cross border parcel identification

Transformation of cross-border parcel delivery using using GS1 Serial Shipping Container Code (SSCC) to enable unique identification and interoperability in the parcel delivery network.

 
VisionID and GS1 Ireland announce partnership

With GS1, VisionID will support manufacturers through the use of innovative solutions such as RFID, vision inspection and data capture.