Brisbane, Australia, August 07, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- inTechnology Distribution Pty Ltd, a leading Value Added Distributor (VAD) distributor, today announced they have signed an exclusive international licensing and distribution agreement with German based GAB Enterprise IT Solutions Ltd. for the distribution of their Wi-Fi based Ekahau RTLS (Real Time Location Solution) Software Agent developed for iPhone, Android and Windows CE.
The Ekahau RTLS agent developed by GAB, works as a client for Ekahau’s Real-Time Location System (RTLS) and implements the primary functionality as well as the duress alarm features of the Ekahau T301-BD Wi-Fi tag. The GAB developed agent also supports RTLS messaging and instant notifications to and from iPhone, Android and Windows CE devices. The software installs onto the mobile device and sends signal strength measurements in the background to the Ekahau RTLS Controller (ERC) for real time personnel and asset tracking.
“The requirement for Real Time Location Tracking (RTLS) is starting to explode across all industry segments and this development and distribution agreement creates significant opportunities for inTechnology and Ekahau partners across the globe,” said Mark Winter, Managing Director at inTechnology Distribution.
“We have seen an increase in the type of user deploying Ekahau’s Wi-Fi based RTLS over the last 12 months, including schools deploying RTLS for personal duress alarms for their teachers and asset tracking; Retail to track their staff and mobile barcode scanners; Hotels to track their housekeepers and porters; through to hospitals and age care facilities tracking medical equipment, patients and for personal duress alarms for their staff,” Mark said.
“We’re very pleased to be partnering with inTechnology to delivery our technology to the global marketplace. inTechnology has convinced us of their customer focus and their ability to execute what we were looking for in delivering our solution to the international stage,” said Harald Ehrl Managing Director – GAB Enterprise IT Solutions. “inTechnology Distribution’s expertise with security solutions and reputation for strong support services make them an ideal distribution partner for GAB.”
“Apple’s iPad and iPhone platforms have triggered an incredible growth in the adoption of mobile device technology by customers around the world and across multiple industry segments”, said Mika Kouhia, Regional Director at Ekahau. “The release of Ekahau Client for Apple iOS – alongside our strong support for the Android and Windows CE platforms, opens up a whole new market for Ekahau and partners offering solutions built around the Apple, Windows and Android ecosystems,” Mika concluded.