RESTON, Virginia, February 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ —
WHO: Ekahau Inc. (http://www.ehakau.com/)
WHAT: HIMSS11 Annual Conference & Exhibition
WHERE: Booth 3701
Orange County Convention Center
WHEN: February 20-24, 2011
Innovative applications, new products and interactive demonstrations will be at the heart of what Ekahau is showcasing during HIMSS11 next week. Here’s just a taste of what you can expect to see:
– Hand Hygiene Monitoring – Ekahau is expected to announce this week that
it is teaming up with a leading producer of hygiene solutions for the
healthcare market to develop a solution for monitoring hand washing over
Wi-Fi networks to aid in compliance and reduction of hospital acquired
infections (HAI). A prototype will be on display at HIMSS, with
commercial availability beginning in the second quarter 2011.
– Temperature and Humidity Sensor Tags (
– Earlier this week, Ekahau introduced three new tags that
provide an automated way to measure, monitor and manage areas where
changes in the environment could be harmful.
– Interactive Demonstrations – Visit the eight stations at the booth to
see the Ekahau solutions in action. You can see how the Ekahau RTLS
(real-time location system) can be used for asset tracking, temperature
and humidity monitoring, staff safety, infection control, patient
tracking and wireless sensing. Other stations in the booth will focus on
solutions designed specifically for the government market, as well as
Ekahau Site Survey, a simple-to-use software tool for professional
Wi-Fi (WLAN) network planning, site surveys, and administration. Ekahau
also will showcase an integrated asset tracking and management system
that combines the power of RTLS with passive RFID and barcodes for a
complete enterprise-wide asset tracking and management solution.
Ekahau will also be leading an Exhibitor Solutions Session on Monday, February 21, from 3:30 p.m.-4:15 p.m. Join Tuomo Rutanen, Ekahau’s senior vice president of business development, and Shawn Worthman, vice president at GOJO Industries, to learn more about “Infection Control – Use Wi-Fi, RFID and RTLS to Battle the Bugs ( http://www.himssconference.org/exhibition/pavilionsessiondetail.aspx?ppsid= 313).”
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 visithttp://www.ekahau.com.