RESTON, Va., April 14 , 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ekahau Vision 3.0, the intelligence engine for the company's renowned real-time location system (RTLS), was released today. In time for the annual HIMSS conference being held in Chicago this week, the new software is being exhibited on the tradeshow floor for thousands of health IT enthusiasts. Conference attendees began previewing Ekahau Vision 3.0 yesterday and are delighted with the new features they have seen. The consensus amongst opening-day crowds at the exhibition was that dashboards are critical must-haves for busy professionals that need accurate data, immediately. The new Ekahau Vision dashboards are expected to be a hit with everyone from operations to executive management.
One of the new features that cannot be seen is one of the more significant enhancements to Ekahau RTLS— Ekahau Vision 3.0 is built on an open platform for integration to and from virtually any information system or technical device. Ekahau Developers, members of Ekahau's technology partner program, can access the open platform including protocols for connecting with mobile devices, information systems, security cameras, and electrical utilities— virtually anything that is Wi-Fi accessible. Ekahau CEO, Michel Wendell said, "We introduced Ekahau Open about a month ago and the appeal for our new open platform design is on a steady incline. We have several highly innovative integrations being developed for prestigious hospitals, right now."
The more visible features of Ekahau Vision 3.0 already exciting previewers include the par level, people, and asset utilization status dashboards. These dashboards convey custom data for information such as target temperature-threshold status'; real-time staff availability and visitor wait durations, and assets' in-use levels, respectively, for flow analysis with the flexibility to convey what matters most. The update also includes Tableau integration with new reports as well as enhanced user administration for simplified system maintenance.
Ekahau RTLS is actively used at many of the world's most prominent healthcare facilities as well as at businesses in various industries around the globe. The enhancements and open platform design of Ekahau Vision 3.0 reflect the ingenuity of a leading global technical company along with the requests of a highly engaged user base. With a commitment to helping businesses achieve their goals, Ekahau continues to provide innovations that enable success.
Ekahau is the performance leader in providing Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) through RFID-over-Wi-Fi. Ekahau Vision software and Wi-Fi-based tags give staff and management personnel unprecedented visibility into the location, condition, and status of assets, people, and workflows to help ensure safety with location-based messaging. Visit www.ekahau.com/rtls for more information.