NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Connexient announced today that the company has joined the Mist Bluetooth Lowe Energy (BLE) alliance, an ecosystem of technology partners with a common goal of driving the adoption and evolution of high accuracy indoor location services through product interoperability. As part of this partnership, the two companies assure that the Connexient MediNav™ solution for Digital Wayfinding and Indoor Navigation is qualified to work with the Mist wireless platform, which provides wireless access with high accuracy indoor location services. The joint solution delivers robust maps with turn-by-turn indoor navigation to enhance patient, caregiver, administrator, and visitor experiences at healthcare facilities.
MediNav™ Navigator v. 2.0 is the most advanced digital wayfinding solution available, with rich features that solve real world problems.
- True turn-by-turn indoor navigation – with voice prompts, off-route notification, visual landmark references and more.
- Parking Planner and My Car Saver – features that navigate users to the best parking location based on their appointment location inside the facility and saves their car's location for easy return when they are finished.
- All Screens Solution – ensuring that patients and visitors can access vital information anytime and anywhere across Mobile, Web, Kiosks and Digital Signage.
- Outdoor + Indoor, Network-wide Wayfinding – guiding users across all the challenges of a campus or even networks of facilities.
- Mobile Application SDKs and Web APIs – to enable integration of maps and navigation into existing mobile and Web applications.
"There are many important and valuable use cases for indoor positioning and location-based services across multiple industries," said Jeff Aaron, VP of marketing at Mist Systems. "Healthcare in particular is leading the charge, as wayfinding provides numerous benefits for patients, caregivers, guests, and administrators. We are pleased to be working with Connexient, a leader in the space, to deliver a robust indoor navigation solution that is easy to use and cost effective to deploy."
"Connexient is a proud to announce our support for Mist Systems via the Mist BLE Alliance," commented Mark Green, Connexient's CEO and Co-Founder. "We have been very impressed by the robustness and flexibility of the Mist wireless platform, which includes several unique innovations like virtual beacons that faciliate the deployment of indoor location services. We share a common goal of delivering amazing personalized experiences to mobile users, and look forward to working closely with Mist to bring indoor navigation services to many more healthcare institutions."
Mist built the first wireless platform for the Smart Device era. By taking a user-first approach to networking, the Mist Intelligent Wireless Cloud (IWC) eliminates the operational burdens of legacy wireless architectures by replacing time consuming manual tasks with machine learning and proactive automation. In addition, Mist is the first vendor to bring Enterprise grade Wi-Fi and BLE together to deliver a superior experience for wireless users and administrators.
The Mist team consists of leading experts in wireless, machine learning, and cloud, who are responsible for building the largest and most advanced networks in the world. Founded in 2014, the company is based in Cupertino, CA and funded by top investors, including Lightspeed Venture Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, GV (formerly Google Ventures) and Cisco Investments. For more information, visit www.mist.com.
- Mist website: www.mist.com
- Mist platform: www.mist.com/platform
- Mist BLE Alliance: www.mist.com/partners/BLEalliance
Connexient (www.connexient.com) provides innovative Indoor Mapping, Navigation and Location-based Services hospitals and healthcare networks with large, complex buildings and campuses. The MediNav™ Navigator Edition Patient Experience solution helps to increase customer satisfaction and loyalty, reduce missed or late appointments and improve HCAHPS scores.
More than just a mobile app, Connexient's mission and vision is to navigation-enable Enterprise IT. The Connexient Mobile Application SDKs and Web APIs enable its clients to integrate its rich, navigation quality indoor maps and location-based services across Enterprise IT in areas such as asset tracking, staff and patient flow, facility management, safety and security and more, with use cases that bring compelling value to users and direct ROI in capturing lost revenue, reducing costs and increasing operational efficiency and intelligence.
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