Wi-Fi Based RTLS for Asset and People Tracking - Customer Examples and ROI (RFID Smart Labels USA 2008)

Mr Antti Korhonen, CEO
Ekahau, United States

Presentation Summary

  • Wi-Fi RTLS is the ultimate disruption to Active RFID markets, as it eliminates the need of proprietary reader infrastructure
  • Wi-Fi based RTLS is already being rapidly adopted today in healthcare, manufacturing, mining, and several other industries
  • This presentation will discuss the type of Wi-Fi RTLS systems, compared to legacy active RFID, and show examples of customer deployments

Speaker Biography (Antti Korhonen)

Antti Korhonen has over 20 years of experience in hi-tech industries in the field of international sales, marketing and product management. Prior to joining Ekahau in 2002, he worked at Vaisala Inc USA with the General Manager responsibility. Under Antti Korhonen's lead, Ekahau Inc has grown rapidly thanks to the introduction of the third 'killer app' for the Wi-Fi after data and voice: location & tracking. He proved that Wi-Fi is a viable and practical technology for a multitude of applications where continuous monitoring and tracking is necessary.

Company Profile (Ekahau)

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Ekahau Inc. is the industry leader in providing WiFi-based RTLS and site survey solutions. Ekahau's customers, including several Fortune 500 companies worldwide, are realizing the benefits of WiFi based location services and innovative WiFi 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 the USA, Europe and Asia.
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