Awarepoint to Present at Sensors Expo & Conference

ROSEMONT, IL /PRNewswire/ -- Awarepoint, a provider of ZigBee-based real-time location systems (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 Corp., will lead a sensor networking session entitled: "Real-World Lessons: Essential Factors of Using Wireless Sensor Networks for Real-time Location Systems in Large Healthcare Facilities."


June 7–9, 2010


Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Rd., 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 RTLS 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 RTLS at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) Medical Center campus.

Contact: Valerie Fritz, 858-345-5009, [email protected].

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About Awarepoint
Awarepoint provides 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, CA, and serves its hospital customers across the U.S. through an exclusive distribution partnership with Skytron.

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 nonprofit association of more than 300 member companies, driving development of ZigBee wireless technology. The alliance promotes worldwide 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.

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 and MCUs, monitoring tools & applications, novel approaches to measurement, power/smart grid monitoring & control, and more.