Real-Time Location System (RTLS) end users and managers in hospitals and other settings can quickly view and respond to Ekahau Vision™ location-based, asset and emergency alert events and alarms via mobile devices.
RESTON, Va., March 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Ekahau Inc., the high-performance leader in Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) using Wi-Fi, announced today the availability of the Ekahau Mobile Vision™ (EMV) application for Ekahau Vision™, the company's real-time location software platform. The EMV mobile application allows users to use their mobile devices to view and respond to real-time asset and location-based events and alarms.
Ekahau's Mobile Vision™ application enables Ekahau Vision™ end users, including caregivers, to respond to staff emergency, patient safety and asset-based events with simple, one-touch commands via iOS-based personal or work mobile devices, such as the iPhone. Ekahau Vision™ end users can register a response to events on their mobile devices, and their responses to events are instantly recorded in the Ekahau Vision™ software platform, for further analysis.
In addition, RTLS managers and end users can view events and event history as it happens, on their smartphones without having to use an Ekahau Wi-Fi tag or access a web browser in order to respond to alarms, alerts and events. Managers can also delete, cancel or acknowledge Ekahau alerts and requests via the EMV application without logging into the Ekahau Vision™ user interface on a desktop.
"Healthcare professionals work on the go -- they're rarely sitting at their desks," noted Mark Norris, President and CEO of Ekahau. "That's why Ekahau's Mobile Vision™ application ensures that our users can immediately respond to events in real-time, anytime, anywhere. Our RTLS users gain real-time workflow intelligence without lags or delays and end users can respond to events more quickly, on the go."
The Ekahau Mobile Vision™ mobile application for Ekahau Vision™ will be available to Ekahau customers from the Apple App store, in the 2nd quarter of 2013. Android support is expected in the 3rd quarter of 2013.
Ekahau is revealing the EMV mobile application for Ekahau Vision™ at the HIMSS 2013 Annual Conference & Exhibition, March 3-7, 2013 in New Orleans at booth #4311. In addition to the mobile application Ekahau is demonstrating the complete Ekahau Vision™ software platform for Asset Tracking and Management, Staff Safety and Optimization, Patient Safety and Throughput and Environmental Monitoring and Sensing.
Ekahau is also showcasing our staff and patient location-based safety alert solution and temperature sensing solution in the HIMSS Intelligent Hospital Pavilion, at booth #8711.
About Ekahau Inc.
Ekahau Inc. is the performance leader in providing Wi-Fi-based Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS). Ekahau RTLS includes Ekahau Vision™ and Ekahau RTLS Controller software as well as a broad selection of Wi-Fi-based smart tags which give staff and managers unprecedented visibility into the location, condition and status of assets, people and workflows. Thousands of Fortune 500 companies, hospitals and other facilities rely on Ekahau's patented technology to reveal business intelligence that drives decision-making. Ekahau partners include leading wireless software developers, systems integrators and WLAN providers. Learn more about Innovation Through Location at: www.ekahau.com or on the Ekahau Blog, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
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