AT&T and eDevice Team to Bring Cellular Connectivity to Legacy Medical Equipment
As wireless connectivity continues to expand into all parts of our lives, AT&T* and eDevice are making it easier than ever to mobilize medical equipment for patients.
eDevice selected AT&T to provide highly-secure connectivity to WireX, an analog-to-wireless converter. WireX enables equipment with built-in analog modems to connect to cellular networks—easily and cost-effectively. No changes to the existing legacy device are required. Customers only need to disconnect the phone cable from the wall and plug it into the WireX dial-up connector. The data previously transferred over the phone line is now automatically transmitted over the cellular data network.
“WireX can lower prices by more than 50 percent when replacing a dedicated phone line,” said Marc Berrebi, Co-Founder, eDevice. “We're eager to work with AT&T to help users transition to newer technology—quickly and efficiently. “
“Cellular connectivity represents an opportunity for healthcare institutions to lower costs both for patients and caregivers, while helping to improve overall health outcomes,” said Joe Mosele, vice president, IoT Solutions, AT&T. “With WireX, users of legacy medical equipment can now enjoy the advantages of cellular connectivity without incurring service disruption or great expense. We’re excited to work with eDevice to connect this innovative solution.”
For more information on WireX, visit http://www.wirex.tech/.
eDevice is the leading provider of connected care solutions. For fifteen years, market leaders have relied on eDevice to provide solutions that securely transmit medical data between their patients and their systems, with hundreds of thousands of connected patients to date.
eDevice is the only company able to offer all the necessary components for the deployment of global connectivity solutions in a medical-regulated environment: medical hubs, worldwide cellular services, secure and interoperable cloud infrastructure, data and traffic management portals, medical front-end for patients and care management.
Dedicated to quality, eDevice’s solutions are ISO-9001 and ISO-13485 certified and include FDA listed devices.
Through partnerships with technology leaders, the company brings innovative and reliable connectivity solutions to medical device manufacturers and currently connects more than 600,000 patients across the globe.
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**Claim based on the Nielsen Certified Data Network Score. Score includes data reported by wireless consumers in the Nielsen Mobile Insights survey, network measurements from Nielsen Mobile Performance and Nielsen Drive Test Benchmarks for Q1 + Q2 2017 across 121 markets.