We now have the ability to immediately impact several verticals, such as healthcare, where we can offer solutions that secure and protect infants and patients, while streamlining the facility's operations and enhancing its bottom-line by tracking and locating critical medical equipment.
Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) March 19, 2008
GuardRFID and Convergint jointly announced that they have entered into a Distribution Agreement that enables Convergint to offer GuardRFID's Active Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) products and solutions to its customers. Under the terms of the agreement, Convergint will have access to GuardRFID's tracking, location and security solutions for the healthcare market, as well as the ability to deploy such solutions into its other markets that require Electronic Security, Fire Alarm & Life Safety, and Building Automation Systems.
"The agreement with Convergint represents the first step in GuardRFID's growth, while providing an opportunity for us to showcase our new generation of Active RFID technologies and solutions," said Zahir Abji, President and CEO of GuardRFID. "We are excited to be collaborating with one of the leading system integrators in North America. By combining GuardRFID's leading edge products with Convergint's superior building systems integration capabilities, Convergint has the capability to provide its customers with highly reliable and feature rich Active RFID solutions."
"GuardRFID's products provide us with the means to deliver enhanced security and safety solutions to our customers, and serves as a big step towards broadening our commitment to provide the best and most effective solutions to a wide spectrum of industries throughout our growing North American customer base," said Tony Varco, Vice President, Security Division. "We now have the ability to immediately impact several verticals, such as healthcare, where we can offer solutions that secure and protect infants and patients, while streamlining the facility's operations and enhancing its bottom-line by tracking and locating critical medical equipment."
About Guard RFID Solutions
GuardRFID develops Active Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technologies and products for Healthcare and Enterprise applications. GuardRFID's products can accurately track and locate assets and people, and are used for enhanced automation, workflow, monitoring and security solutions. GuardRFID's ability to support multiple applications on its platform positions the company to be able to offer combined people and asset solutions all on the same infrastructure. Founded in early 2007, GuardRFID introduced the first low-cost disposable Active RFID tags to the market, eliminating the need to recycle tags, and allowing for mass deployment for a reasonable investment. Guard RFID Solutions is federally incorporated in Canada, with its head office in the Province of British Columbia, and its Sales office in Atlanta, GA. Additional information regarding GuardRFID products and services can be found on its website http://www.guardrfid.com.
About Convergint Technologies
Convergint Technologies is an industry-leading organization that designs, services and installs integrated building systems including electronic security, fire alarm and life safety, and building automation solutions. Among Convergint's customers are Capital One, Boeing, Texas Instruments, BP, Chevron, Schlumberger and the Army Corp of Engineers. In 2007, Convergint was named the security industry's "Systems Integrator of the Year" by SDM magazine and the fastest growing company in Chicago by Crain's Chicago Business magazine. The firm received the prestigious Frost & Sullivan Customer Service Leadership Award for 2006 and has been recognized for several years by The Center for Companies That Care for efforts to elevate the quality of life in the nearly 20 North American communities in which Convergint offices are located. To learn more about Convergint visit http://www.convergint.com.