Navigation Links
Ekahau Announces Compatibility With 802.11n
Date:5/29/2008

RTLS and Site Survey Products to Support New Wi-Fi Standard

SARATOGA, California, May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Ekahau Inc., a leading provider of Wi-Fi-based Real Time Location Systems (RTLS), today announced that its Ekahau RTLS location tracking solution and Ekahau Site Survey (ESS) Wi-Fi network planning and optimization tools will work seamlessly with the upcoming 802.11n standard.

Enterprises are already embracing 802.11n because it offers a number of performance gains, including radio coverage and speed. ABI Research forecasts that 47 percent of all 2008 Wi-Fi chipset shipments will be 802.11n draft 2.0. Ekahau's announcement strengthens the company's leadership position in the Wi-Fi RTLS and site survey markets, and confirms that its technology continues to support the evolution of Wi-Fi and the standards themselves.

"802.11n is the next big wave in the enterprise networking market, so it is very important that our solutions will continue working over this new standard," said Pauli Misikangas, Ekahau's CTO. "With 802.11n, the quality of signal measurements actually increases, which positively impacts accuracy of the Ekahau RTLS solution. Unlike some other less sophisticated systems, our patented probabilistic algorithms can take the full advantage of the 802.11n's MIMO technology with multiple antennas."

While providing a performance boost over the legacy systems, 802.11n is far from being a plug-and-play technology. It requires careful consideration in planning and deployment, in order to achieve the full benefits for data, voice or location use.

ESS software will help organizations with new 802.11n installations both in off-site planning and post-deployment verification and troubleshooting. ESS's graphical visualization of the network's coverage enables enterprises to "see the network" and maximize its performance. The upcoming new features ESS will provide to 802.11n users include:

- Signal prediction for off-site network planning;

- Site surveys to verify network coverage and operation;

- Easy-to-use single-view network health analysis;

- One-click troubleshooting assistance with live network status;

- Visualization of network characteristics, such as coverage,

interference and data rate;

- Visualizing the impact of the most common access point parameters, such

as channel bonding, number of streams, and legacy support mode;

- Generating reports for the IT-management and deployment engineers; and

- Using site survey data to enable an easy Ekahau RTLS deployment.

ESS is the only site survey tool on the market that enables RTLS deployment after the standard Wi-Fi site survey, by creating an RTLS positioning model from the survey data. Any Wi-Fi network analyzed with ESS is ready for tracking assets and people with Wi-Fi tags and RTLS software.

Ekahau RTLS 4.X, with its support of 802.11n, is available now. ESS 4.5., which will include the 802.11n support, will ship during the third quarter of 2008. Existing customers with an active support and maintenance contract will receive the ESS 802.11n upgrades free of charge.

About Ekahau Inc.

Ekahau Inc. is the industry leader in providing Wi-Fi-based RTLS solutions. Ekahau's customers, including several Fortune 500 companies worldwide, are realizing the benefits of Wi-Fi based location services and innovative Wi-Fi network planning and optimization tools. Ekahau's solutions are being used in more than 150 hospitals around the world, as well as by manufacturers, mining/oil/gas companies, government agencies and the military. Ekahau partners include wireless software developers, leading system integrators and international OEM partners, who develop and market wireless enterprise applications. Ekahau is a U.S. based corporation, with offices in Saratoga, Calif.; Reston, Va.; Helsinki, Finland; and Hong Kong, China. For more information about Ekahau, please visit at http://www.ekahau.com.

(c) Copyright 2008, Ekahau, Inc. All Rights Reserved.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Ekahau Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. GGZ-NML Hospital Deploys Ekahau RTLS for Staff Safety in Psychiatric Care Unit
2. Ekahau Offers Clear Visibility Into Real-Time Location Tracking With Ekahau Vision
3. AT4 wireless and Ekahau Partner to Deploy Combined Asset and Staff Tracking Solution for Hospitals
4. Carolinas HealthCare Selects Ekahau for One of Nations Largest Healthcare System RTLS Deployments
5. Orphan Therapeutics Announces Initiation of Rolling NDA Submission for LUCASSIN(R) (terlipressin) for the Treatment of Hepatorenal Syndrome Type 1
6. DRAXIS Announces Completion of Sale to Jubilant
7. WellPoint Announces Realignment of Operations, Technology and Government Services Unit
8. Hill-Rom Announces Third Quarter 2008 Dividend
9. VirtualHealth Technologies, Inc. Announces Management Appointment
10. CYNACON / OCuSOFT(R) Announces OCuSOFT(R) Lid Scrub(TM) PLUS Now Available in CVS Pharmacies
11. Innolife Pharma Inc. Announces The Launching Of A New And Improved Website
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... 2016 , ... For over twenty-four years, Doctors on Liens has published a directory ... high quality medical care. When the company started in 1997, the directory was a ... day and the now ten-page directory features a vast array of medical specialists ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... , ... Advanced Inc., a leading provider of travel therapy and travel nursing ... as Advanced Inc.’s Chief Financial Officer, effective December 1, 2016. Jason previously served as ... operational leadership experience to Advanced Inc. He began his career in finance at Ernst ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... ... Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) Portland today announced plans to ... and other developmental disabilities. The group, which is being launched with the help of ... to share stories and advice, seek help, and continue their education on how to ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... ... U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy, graces the cover of the print ... to practice medicine at an early age by his father, who was also a ... prescribing medicine,” he states. “It is about building relationships with people; relationships that are ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... 02, 2016 , ... Mediaplanet’s newest campaign, “Digestive Heath,” hits ... proof that attitude and determination can combine into the most remarkable achievements. Over ... holidays. This campaign will offer patients a new-found hope, by seizing the opportunity ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/2/2016)... 2016 According to a ... by Product (Instruments, Reagents, Software), Technology (Immunoassay, Clinical ... Nephrology, Infectious Diseases) - Forecast to 2021" published ... USD 60.22 Billion in 2016. This market is ... during the forecast period (2016-2021) to reach USD ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... 2, 2016  The Addiction Treatment Advisory Group ... Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP), has released detailed findings ... the opioid addiction crisis, including through improved access ... ATAG,s newly released paper, "The Role of ... addresses many issues around gaps and barriers to ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... 2016 Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: ... certain manufacturing assets and capabilities of the Neovasc, Inc., ... tissue business, as well as a 15% equity stake ... cash. The Neovasc advanced biological tissue business makes elements ... Lotus™ Valve System. * Upon completion of the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: