Ekahau Mobile Survey 2.0 for Android Brings Walk-Through WLAN Site
Surveys and Network Heat-mapping to SmartPhones and Tablets
RESTON, VA, Jan. 26, 2012 /CNW/ - Ekahau, the market leader in Wi-Fi site-survey tools and real-time location systems (RTLS), today announced a new version of its Ekahau Mobile Survey for the Android operating system. Ekahau Mobile Survey 2.0 introduces
fully-featured site survey and heat-mapping capabilities for enterprise
Wi-Fi networks, previously available only for laptop-based tools.
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Ekahau Mobile Survey 2.0 is the industry's first touch-operated
enterprise-grade site survey tool designed for use on tablets and
phones, making it easier and faster to use as compared to traditional
competitive solutions in the market. For IT administrators and wireless
engineers, this translates into faster, more efficient deployments and
a simplified approach to troubleshooting and optimization of Wi-Fi
networks. It also brings professional Wi-Fi verification and analysis
into a price range suitable for administrators of small and
medium-scale Wi-Fi networks.
Data gathered utilizing Mobile Survey 2.0 can be integrated with Ekahau Site Survey (ESS), which is the leading laptop-based site survey and planning tool
for Wi-Fi networks. The user can perform walk-through site surveys with
a light-weight Android tablet or smart phone, and export the
information to a laptop for more in-depth data and network analysis and
reporting. Although recommended, Ekahau Site Survey is not required as
all the features in Ekahau Mobile Survey 2.0 can be operated without
"Performing site surveys by carrying a laptop computer around for
extended periods may not be ideal for some people. The touch-operated
Ekahau Mobile Survey for Smartphones and tablets changes the way Wi-Fi
networks are deployed." said Jussi Kiviniemi, director of product
marketing at Ekahau. "The operation could not be much simpler: import a
floor plan image, or take a photo of the fire escape plan. Then walk
around the area, tapping your location on the touch screen. You will
immediately see the network infrastructure layout as well as coverage
heatmaps on your tablet or phone."
The key features of the previous Ekahau Mobile Survey are also present in version 2.0.
These include: - Active and passive on-the-spot network testing for
data, voice and location tracking systems (RTLS) - Touch-operated map
view with wireless access point locations, configurations, and current
status - Continuous network monitoring, from the client device
perspective, including error logging.
Ekahau Mobile Survey 2.0 is now available from Ekahau and its
distribution partners for $399. For more information, please contact email@example.com.
About Ekahau Inc.
Ekahau Inc. is the industry leader in providing Wi-Fi-based RTLS
solutions. Ekahau's customers, including several Fortune 500 companies
worldwide, are realizing the benefits of Wi-Fi based location services
and innovative Wi-Fi network planning and optimization tools. Ekahau's
solutions are being used in more than 300 hospitals around the world,
as well as by manufacturing, retail and industrial companies,
government agencies and the military. Ekahau partners include wireless
software developers, leading system integrators and international OEM
partners, who develop and market wireless enterprise applications.
Ekahau is a U.S.-based corporation, with headquarters in Reston, Va.,
and other offices in Saratoga, Calif.; Helsinki, Finland; Tokyo; and
Hong Kong. For more information about Ekahau, please visit http://www.ekahau.com.
SOURCE Ekahau, Inc.
For further information:
Media Contact: Cindi Loveall, Marketing Director, Ekahau, +1-703-860-2850 x 1008, firstname.lastname@example.org