Tyco Security is on an aggressive mode to tap the Indian healthcare space to provide advanced Elpas Location Based Tracking solutions to trace not just people but medical assets. Elpas is a brand of Tyco Security Products known for location-based tracking and intrusion solutions in the security industry. In fact Tyco’s portfolio is one of the largest security portfolios globally covering Triple Technology Active RFID (Radio Frequency Identification), Real-time Location Systems (RTLS) Passive RFID, and Physical Access safety, security and visibility products and solutions.
These include Elpas Patient Flow, Elpas Infant Protection, Staff Duress Call, Nurse Call Integration, Asset Management, Elopement Prevention, Temperature Monitoring, and Elpas Hand Hygiene.
“We are known for our trusted brands in access control, video, intrusion detection, and real time location -based tracking which are relevant to both private and government hospitals.
In fact, in government hospitals it is most useful for crowd management, ensuring effective use of scarce medical assets and staff besides prevent crime such as infant snatching, said Rajeev Samanta, regional sales director-South Asia, Tyco Security Products.
The concept of location-based tracking of assets and staff is new to healthcare facilities in India. It will certainly take some time for the concept to gain traction. But, from the interest shown by potential users, there is a clear market that will emerge particularly in premium hospitals and nursing homes.
There is low cost competition for Elpas in India which poses reliability issues. […]