Laird Technologies to Attend MEDICA 2010 Trade Show

Company to Highlight Bluetooth® Wireless Modules for Medical Applications


St. Louis, Missouri, USA – November 16, 2010 – Laird Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the design and supply of customized performance-critical components and systems for advanced electronics and wireless products, today announced it will be attending the MEDICA 2010 trade show. The trade show will be held at the Düsseldorf Trade Fair Centre in Düsseldorf, Germany, November 17-20, 2010. Laird Technologies will exhibit in Hall 15, booth# C05.

As a Bluetooth® SIG member and joining them together on the Wearable Technologies stand, Laird Technologies will showcase its entire Bluetooth wireless module product line, focusing on the latest embedded component and software solutions designed for short-range wireless medical applications. The team will also highlight Laird Technologies’ new Access Point Gateway (APG) system. The AGP is a flexible platform that can incorporate various short-range wireless standards, such as Bluetooth technology, into M2M applications in the medical segments.

“MEDICA 2010 presents Laird Technologies with a great opportunity to showcase its Bluetooth wireless technology for the medical market,” said Ketan Patel, Laird Technologies European Sales and Distribution Manager, Telematics & Wireless M2M. “At the world’s largest event for the medical sector, Laird Technologies is able to show how capable it is at addressing the needs of system designers by providing the most comprehensive offering of wireless modules in the medical industry.”

MEDICA 2010 is the world’s largest medical trade fair, and covers the entire spectrum of exhibits for both outpatient and inpatient treatment. It provides a platform for an unparalleled, broad international range of medical products and services, and serves as an international meeting point for 136,000 visitors with some 4,300 exhibitors from 80 countries.

Laird Technologies is active in the wireless M2M market, offering the widest range of high-performance wireless modules utilizing proprietary technology, as well as integrated antennas and electronic components. The company’s broad selection of M2M products provides solutions for the automotive, telematics, healthcare, EPOS, retail, finance, and security, as well as asset management markets. For more information, please logon to

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About Laird Technologies, Inc.

Laird Technologies designs and manufactures customized, performance-critical products for wireless and other advanced electronics applications. The company is a global market leader in the design and supply of electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding, thermal management products, specialty metal products, signal integrity components, and wireless antenna solutions, as well as radio frequency (RF) modules and systems.

Custom products are supplied to all sectors of the electronics industry including the handset, telecommunications, data transfer and information technology, automotive, aerospace, defense, consumer, medical, and industrial markets.

Laird Technologies, a unit of Laird PLC, employs over 10,000 employees in more than 39 facilities located in 13 countries.


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