9Solutions Solar Energy Powered Indoor Positioning Solution Shortens Locating System Deployment Time From Months to Days

Jan 08, 2013, 08:43 ET from 9Solutions

OULU, Finland, January 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

9Solutions, the world leader in advanced Bluetooth® and cloud technology based indoor positioning solutions, today announced solar energy powered real time tracking solution. The new technology shortens deployment time of enterprise wide solutions from months to days. The IPCS Zero™ solution offers 10 years of maintenance free operating time without external power source.

The new IPCS Zero™ is the answer to the biggest hurdle in setting up indoor real time tracking solutions - the amount of work required to install and maintain the system. System deployment must be fast and non-obstructive as to not harm daily operations of the customer. Fast installation means that the hospital can start earning sooner: Return on RTLS investment in majority of cases is less than a year. All Time spent during deployment means excess cost to the customer.

"9Solutions IPCS real time locating system can be deployed in 50-100 rooms per day," says 9Solutions CEO Sami Herrala. "This is amazing, but it can be done because deployment of the new IPCS Zero™ takes only minutes.  The wireless system is now really wireless - for the first time in the history of indoor positioning solutions."

"9Solutions continues to deliver innovative products for real time location services using technology from Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI)," says Sid Shaw, worldwide business development and marketing manager, Wireless Connectivity Solutions, TI. "The IPCS Zero™ provides a reliable, self-powering system using TI's CC2540 Bluetooth® low energy solution and bq25504 energy harvesting IC to simplify installation and maintenance."

About 9Solutions

9Solutions is an international hi-tech company having HQ in Oulu, Finland and sales offices in Helsinki, Düsseldorf and London. 9Solutions develops, manufactures real time locating solutions based on Bluetooth® and cloud technologies. 9Solutions offers advanced safety-and asset management solutions to Hospitals, Nursing Homes and Schools.

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