ROSEMONT, Ill., June 7 /PRNewswire/ --
Awarepoint, a provider of ZigBee-based real-time location solutions (RTLS) for hospitals, has been selected to present at the Sensors Expo & Conference, the leading event on sensing technology and solutions, being held Monday, June 7th through Wednesday, June 9th, 2010. Mr. Stephen Mosley, Regional Vice President for Awarepoint Corporation, will lead a sensor networking session entitled: "Real-World Lessons: Essential Factors of Using Wireless Sensor Networks for Real-time Location Systems (RTLS) in Large Healthcare Facilities."
June 7-9, 2010
5555 N. River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018
Tuesday, June 8, 2010: 2:40–3:20 PM CDT
Sensor Networking Session
Real-World Lessons: Essential Factors of Using Wireless Sensor Networks for RTLS in Large Healthcare Facilities
Learn how real-time location systems can increase equipment utilization in hospitals, reduce rental costs for mobile medical equipment, automate workflows and create a more efficient staff environment for patient care and safety. Mr. Mosley will lead an educational session on the critical success factors to consider for RTLS success and in a case study format discuss the process of installation, implementation and value drivers of an Awarepoint real-time location system (RTLS) at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Medical Center campus.
Valerie Fritz, 858.345.5009 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Awarepoint provides real-time location solutions (RTLS) to hospitals nationwide. Analogous to indoor GPS, RTLS is used to track location of assets and people in indoor environments, and is particularly effective for tracking mobile equipment assets in hospitals. Awarepoint solutions include its real-time awareness platform, firmware, active RFID tags, sensors, and bridges. Requiring no hard wiring, Awarepoint's "plug and track" ZigBee-based wireless sensor network is a fully managed service, including hardware, software, remote monitoring and maintenance. The company is headquartered in San Diego, California and serves its hospital customers across the United States through an exclusive distribution partnership with Skytron. Track us down at www.awarepoint.com.
About UCSD Medical Center
University of California San Diego (UCSD) operates San Diego's only academic medical center system of hospitals, clinics and regional specialty centers. The two-hospital system includes UCSD Medical Center-Hillcrest, licensed for 386 beds, and the 119-bed John M. and Sally B. Thornton Hospital, which opened in the summer of 1993. UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest is the primary hospital for the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. The region's only academic medical center offers both primary care and specialized services, including a full range: Surgery, Diagnosis and Management of Genetic Diseases, Neurology, Orthopedics and Hyperbaric Medicine Center. The recently renovated 386-bed hospital at UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest is also the primary site for such regional services as Bone Marrow Transplantation, Regional Burn Center, Infant Special Care Center (NICU), UCSD's Birth Center, the County's Only Level I Trauma Center and the National Institutes of Health-Designated Clinical Research Center.
About ZigBee: Control your world
ZigBee is the global wireless language connecting dramatically different devices to work together and enhance everyday life. The ZigBee Alliance is a non-profit association of more than 300 member companies driving development of ZigBee wireless technology. The Alliance promotes world-wide adoption of ZigBee as the leading wirelessly networked, sensing and control standard for use in consumer electronics, energy, health care, home, commercial and industrial areas. For more information, visit: http://www.zigbee.org
About Sensors Expo
For 24 Years, Sensors Expo & Conference has been the leading industry event focusing exclusively on sensors & sensor-integrated systems. The in-depth conference program features the world's leading authorities, in a carefully designed program, including topics such as: Energy Harvesting, Wireless Networking, Low-Power Sensing, Bio-Sensing, MEMS & MCUs, Monitoring Tools & Applications, Novel Approaches to Measurement, Power/Smart Grid Monitoring & Control, and more. Visit http://www.sensorsexpo.com for additional information.