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Company Overview of Ascom (US) Inc.

Company Overview

Ascom (US) Inc. develops on-site wireless communications solutions for hospital, senior care, independent living, manufacturing, secure establishment, retail, hotel, and telecom industries worldwide. The company offers critical alarms, on-site wireless telephone and messaging systems, laboratory services solutions, medical technical alarms, personal safety systems, handsets for radiology services, and technical alarms for the healthcare industry. It also provides Ascom VoWiFi system, a communication solution consisting of WLAN handsets and a messaging system, which supports IEEE 802.11b/g/e/i standards; Ascom IP-DECT system that provides an integrated wireless communication platform; and Uni...

598 Airport Boulevard

Suite 300

Morrisville, NC 27560

United States

Founded in 1955

Phone:

919-234-2500

Fax:

919-234-2526

Key Executives for Ascom (US) Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Chief Financial Officer
Managing Director of Ascom Netherlands
Vice President of Marketing & Business Development
Vice President of Services
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Ascom (US) Inc. Key Developments

Ascom Wireless Solutions Wins CHF 1.4 Million Swedish Hospital Deal

Ascom Wireless Solutions won an order worth some CHF 1.4 million from the new hospital Nya Karolinska Solna in Sweden to deliver advanced healthcare communication services.

Ascom Receives Follow-Up Order for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy from Sanatorium Kilchberg

Ascom received a follow-up order for psychiatry and psychotherapy, Sanatorium Kilchberg. The clinic equips its personnel with Ascom i62 Protector and Messenger versions. For many years the Sanatorium Kilchberg in the Swiss town of the same name has relied on solutions from Ascom for its communications infrastructure. In the context of modernization, the clinic staff was provided with a contemporary WLAN-based telephone system. In the process, VoWiFi handsets supporting the IEEE-802.11 standards a, b, g and n are being used for the first time in Switzerland. The eight year-old telePROTECT alarm paging system with infrared localization system was replaced in the past year with a WLAN-based solution. The new infrastructure was also delivered and installed ready for use by Ascom. 190 mobile devices of the type Ascom i62 Protector and 15 devices of the i62 Messenger variant are now being used as a personal emergency system in the form of receiving units and alarm devices. All devices of the series i62 can be easily integrated into the most varied network topologies. The Ascom i62 is the first VoWiFi handset that is compatible with all IEEE-802.11-a/b/g/n networks. With complete support of the standard IEEE-802.11 n, the system offers higher throughput and improved range, without having a negative impact on network capacities. Updates can also be installed via wireless fidelity. The device configurations are saved centrally, which simplifies replacement of the device and usage by several persons.

Ascom Wireless Solutions Wins Order to Deliver A Complete Solution at New Regional Hospital in Norway

Ascom Wireless Solutions has been selected to deliver a complete solution connecting patients and nursing staff at the new regional hospital, Nytt Østfoldsykehus in southern Norway. The overall order was won together with Hewlett-Packard Norge AS (HP) and has a total value of 112 MNOK. Ascom's part of the entire ICT order is about 10%. Ascom will be a main subcontractor to one of the largest healthcare projects in the Nordics over the next years. A consortium led by HP has won the order for the ICT infrastructure at Nytt Østfoldsykehus, the new regional hospital in southern Norway.

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