New “Ekahau Open”

Reston, VA  – February 25 , 2014– Ekahau, the high-performance leader in Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS), will be exhibiting at the 2015 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition, April 12-16 in Chicago, Illinois. As a HIMSS organization Gold Member, Ekahau will be highlighting Ekahau Open and demonstrating their Wi-Fi RTLS products to many of the over 38,000 professionals expected to attend this landmark healthcare IT event. With great passion for providing innovative solutions that help organizations meet their goals, Ekahau invites healthcare IT users and developers attending HIMSS15 to stop by booth #2817 and recommends registrants make an appointment in advance.

Ekahau will be introducing Ekahau Open featuring the new Ekahau Developer Program, which welcomes technology companies to develop custom health IT functionality using Ekahau’s open APIs for their RTLS software and hardware. Bob Kennedy, vice president at Ekahau states, “RTLS is gaining a lot of attention in the healthcare industry but I anticipate increased interest with the introduction of Ekahau Open because of the need for interoperability.”

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. Providing highly accurate location intelligence leveraging RFID-over-Wi-Fi™ technology, Ekahau clients already benefit from state of the art asset tracking, temperature monitoring, and staff safety solutions. Ekahau Open will enable endless possibilities for system integration while the Ekahau solution continues to deliver intelligible data that is used to help make important and money saving decisions for improved patient care.

“The exhibition floor at the Annual HIMSS Conference offers our attendees the chance to see, interact with, and learn about the many health IT solutions and services offered by our exhibitors. Understanding how IT can – and does – improve health truly becomes reality on the three days our exhibit floor is open during HIMSS15,” said Karen Malone, vice president, meeting services, HIMSS North America. Ekahau COO, Mika Hakala adds, “I look forward to engaging with HIMSS attendees to discuss Ekahau Open and to continue creating advancements together with Ekahau Developers for the healthcare community.”

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About Ekahau at HIMSS15
Ekahau is the performance leader in providing Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) through RFID-over-Wi-Fi and will be exhibiting in booth #2817 at HIMSS15. 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.

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