Laird Technologies Participates in ATA 2010 Tradeshow

Company Promotes Wireless Modules for Telehealth and e-Health Products

 

St. Louis, Missouri, USA – May 19, 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, recently participated in the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) 2010 tradeshow. The tradeshow was held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas, May 16-18, 2010.

Focusing on telehealth and e-health products, Laird Technologies showcased its entire product line of wireless modules, highlighting its Bluetooth® wireless module line. Laird Technologies, a member of the Continua Alliance since August 2009, conducted a live demonstration featuring its Continua-enabled Bluetooth module. This module contains both the Bluetooth Health Device Profile and the IEEE11703-20601 stack, allowing medical device manufacturers the ability to develop Continua-compliant healthcare products with minimal effort. The module extends Laird Technologies’ current range of Bluetooth products.

Laird Technologies also previewed its Access Point Gateway system. The Access Point Gateway system is a flexible platform that can incorporate various short-range wireless standards such as Bluetooth, Proprietary, or ZigBee®; and long-range communication solutions such as WLAN, Ethernet, or cellular communication. The gateway can be customized to accommodate market and customer requirements.

ATA 2010 is the largest international tradeshow of its kind, centered exclusively on the latest developments in telemedicine. It provided access to the most recent industry information on telehealth, e-health, mobile applications, and advanced remote medical technology.

One of the main focuses for the tradeshow was on the evidence and outcomes for telemedicine and telehealth. Featuring around 350 peer-reviewed presentations, ATA 2010 encompassed the entire field of telemedicine-related subject areas and specialties. Presentations included specialty panel discussions, poster presentations, pre-meeting courses, and general plenaries. Special Executive Roundtables, featuring top executives in the industry discussing the future of telemedicine from a corporate perspective, were also included in the tradeshow events.

“Laird Technologies was very excited to exhibit its entire wireless module line at ATA 2010 for the first time,” said Jim Ciccarelli, Laird Technologies Senior Product Manager, Telematics & Wireless M2M. “There will continue to be strong growth in the telehealth and e-medical markets, and Laird Technologies believes it has positioned its products to best meet the needs of its OEM customers in this market space”.

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 www.lairdtech.com.

Contact Information

For additional information, visit http://www.lairdtech.com or contact us at:

Americas: +1-800-492-2320 or WirelessInfo@lairdtech.com
Europe: +44-1628-858-940 or WirelessInfo@lairdtech.com
Hong Kong: +852-2268-6567 x026 or WirelessInfo@lairdtech.com

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, mechanical actuation systems, signal integrity components, and wireless antennae 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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