InnerWireless Announces Support for Philips IntelliVue Smart-hopping 2.4 GHz Wireless Telemetry Solution

InnerWireless Announces Support for Philips IntelliVue Smart-hopping 2.4 GHz Wireless Telemetry Solution

InnerWireless expands customer options for delivering wireless telemetry and monitoring by adding compatibility of Philips 2.4 Smart-hopping technology to their Horizon DAS system

RICHARDSON, Texas – Jan. 13, 2010 – InnerWireless®, Inc., today announced the expanded compatibility between InnerWireless’ Horizon™ Distributed Antenna System (DAS) and Philips’ family of IntelliVue Telemetry System with Smart-hopping technology. InnerWireless’ support for Philips’ Smart-hopping 2.4 GHz solution provides hospitals with additional choices for delivering cost-effective, hospital-wide medical telemetry.


IntelliVue Smart-hopping compatibility with InnerWireless’ Converged Wireless Platform has already proven a powerful combination for hospitals wanting to leverage their investment in the InnerWireless DAS and deliver Philips wireless medical telemetry everywhere in the facility. Utilizing the InnerWireless converged wireless platform, hospitals can holistically manage their wireless environment and minimize the number of single purpose wireless networks.

Horizon supports Philips’ IntelliVue Smart-hopping solutions advanced features, including patented technology that maintains seamless connections between the central station and telemetry and bedside monitoring devices to provide uninterrupted patient care, as well as its high degree of scalability, with capacity to support more than 1,000 telemetry devices and/or wireless bedside monitors.

Working in conjunction with Philips, InnerWireless was the first DAS vendor to successfully integrate and deploy the Philips medical telemetry application on a DAS. InnerWireless’ unique layered spectrum assignment technology and segment-based coverage provides straightforward integration for lower-powered radio sources, such as the Philips 2.4 IntelliVue telemetry solution.

“As more healthcare facilities look to wireless to help them increase quality and operate more efficiently and productively, the capability to provide medical telemetry and portable monitoring everywhere in the hospital is a compelling proposition,” said Ed Cantwell, president, CEO and chairman of InnerWireless. “InnerWireless believes our relationship with Philips allows us to optimize our solutions as the healthcare industry’s appetite for wireless solutions continues to grow, and caregivers benefit from InnerWireless’ unique and highly flexible converged wireless architecture.”

The InnerWireless Horizon Converged Wireless Platform can deliver virtually every wireless service and supports the broad spectrum of wide-area and local-area wireless services, including 3G and 4G cellular, 802.11 a/b/g/n, whole-house multi-frequency medical telemetry, fire/life/safety, paging and two-way radios optimized for voice, location and data, ensuring seamless integration with advancing technologies and applications, while providing a secure wireless solution for the hospital.