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April 10, 2019

Apitrak simplifies locating medical equipment with Wirepas

Apitrak, a fast-growing French provider of geolocation solutions for the healthcare sector has licensed Wirepas Positioning Engine (WPE). WPE works together with asset tags running the Wirepas Mesh connectivity software to provide a cost-effective platform for indoor location services. By making use of the advanced capabilities and performance of Wirepas Mesh, sensor devices can be easily added to the system to extend beyond Location Based Analytics use cases.

The Wirepas Mesh system reduces the number of expensive gateways and simplifies system complexity whilst providing a much more robust radio solution to connect a wide range of asset management tags and sensors. In addition, Wirepas Positioning Engine allows Apitrak to include a fully battery-operated asset localization solution with access to a wide range of tags and sensors provided by the Wirepas ecosystem.

Apitrak is focussed on helping its customers save money and time by providing a geolocation platform and also a rich suite of analytics capabilities. This enables their customers know the location of assets and also understand their utilization, movement and any abnormalities associated with the equipment over time.

Apitrak customers will enjoy several benefits from this collaboration such as unprecedented connectivity reliability and battery-operated infrastructure that delivers fast and affordable installation and operation – a must have for today’s healthcare providers as they automate their processes for better outcomes and efficiency.

The first fruits of the cooperation are available today with multiple projects being implemented across the healthcare sectors, including such institutions as CHP St Grégoire, CH Montélimar and Clinifutur in France. Additional projects in the logistics sector are on-going.

“The market for indoor location services is growing rapidly, however there are technical challenges to implement solutions at appropriate cost. Working with Wirepas will enable Apitrak to satisfy their healthcare customer’s needs to locate medical equipment with unprecedent reliability and low installation costs due to the unique system architecture of Wirepas Mesh. We are delighted to see Apitrak reach the market so quickly with Wirepas Mesh enabled devices.” says Jani Vehkalahti, SVP & General Manager EMEA, Wirepas.

“Working with Wirepas and their indoor location technology will allow our customers to simplify how they locate their medical equipment. We are particular excited by the battery operated and affordable infrastructure that saves us and our customers time and money. Wirepas is a first class partner who permits us to focus on our main jobs: integration and data analytics.” says Vincent Lê, CEO, Apitrak

Further information

Richard Kinder, Vice President Marketing, Richard.kinder(at)wirepas.com

Vincent Lê, CEO, vincent.le@apitrak.com

About Wirepas

Wirepas Mesh enables wireless IoT networking at massive scale. It is a de-centralized IoT network protocol that can be used to connect, locate and identify lights, sensors, beacons, assets, machines and meters in cities, buildings, industry, logistics and energy – with unprecedented scale, density, flexibility and reliability. It can be used on any radio hardware and on any frequency band. Wirepas has its headquarters in Tampere, Finland and offices in Australia, France, Germany, India, South Korea, the UK and the United States. Things connected – Naturally.

 

About Apitrak

Apitrak is a Solution Provider focused on saving its clients’ money through data analytics based on geolocation technologies. We integrate different geolocation technologies, choosing the best solution for each of our client’s usecases. Based on those technologies, we build high value services allowing for instance to reduce fleets of mobile devices, optimize processes and flows, increase maintenance rates and reduce thefts impacts on business.