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  • Active RFID Overview including • RTLS Learnings & Requirements • DMLSS Integration RFID Working Group, Falls Church, VA Scott Phillips Director, Product Architecture August 21, 2008 AEROSCOUT CONFIDENTIAL
  • AeroScout Market Leadership Market Share “AeroScout shipments accounted for the majority of all Wi-Fi RFID tags” InStat, May 2007 Broadest High Profile Ecosystem Customers Only company with full range of visibility solutions fit for all environments and use cases. “…an impressively complete, scalable system” Information Week, 2007 Product Leadership CONFIDENTIAL Page 2
  • Boeing – RFID Visionary Scalability Security – DoD, behind firewall Standards – 802.11, AeroScout, Cisco Single infrastructure Outdoor Chokepoint/Room level/Bay level Passive integration Ruggedness Extensibility – reports, complex events Integration via SOA, XML publish/subscribe Packaged deployments Global visibility CONFIDENTIAL Page 3
  • Example VA Hospital Scalability Multiple Applications Security Asset Management (started here) Equipment Maintenance Single Infrastructure Staff Duress Outdoor Outdoor tracking (duress, assets) Chokepoint * Looking forward Ruggedness Tracking of residence by cell phone Integration OR/ER workflow Temperature PDA More! CONFIDENTIAL Page 4
  • RTLS Requirements for Healthcare Look at all the big picture and all long term requirements Multiple applications Asset Management Multiple use cases Equipment Maintenance Scalability Temperature Monitoring Configurability Patient and Staff Safety Integrations Workflow & Resource Management Extensibility More … Ruggedness/Enterprise class Security Sensors – temperature, call button, humidity, tamper, etc. Chokepoint/Room Level Indoor/outdoor/field Utilize standards Minimize IT total cost of ownership CONFIDENTIAL Page 5
  • Unified Asset Visibility in Healthcare Wi-Fi-Based RFID – Pervasive hospital wide visibility Chokepoints – OR/ED workflow automation (Bay level separation), immediate safety and theft alerts Sensors – Temperature and humidity monitoring (Drugs, vaccines, tissues, blood, food, etc.) Passive RFID – specimen tracking, OR small equipment and trays CONFIDENTIAL Page 6
  • Unified Asset Visibility in Healthcare Indoor Location & Status Outdoor Location & Status Wi-Fi-Based RFID – Indoors and outdoors pervasive hospital wide visibility Chokepoints – Gate and dock arrivals/departures for supply chain Sensors – Cold chain temperature and humidity monitoring of pharmaceutical products GPS – Disaster emergency CONFIDENTIAL Page 7
  • DoD Army & Navy Hospital Trend # Type Starting Applications Status 1 US Army Asset Management AS Deployed Equipment Maintenance “Landstuhl” Keep equipment in assigned areas 2 US Army Asset Management AS Selected 3 US Army Asset Management AS Selected Staff Duress IP Phone Integration 4 US Naval Equipment Management AS Selected 5 US Naval Asset Management Selecting DMLSS integration CONFIDENTIAL Page 8
  • Example WiFi Test Results Cisco with AeroScout Tags at a US Army Hospital 3 meter resolution 100% of the time 2 meter resolution 88% of the time 1 meter resolution 55% of the time CONFIDENTIAL Page 9
  • DMLSS and AeroScout Integration CONFIDENTIAL Page 10
  • Integration Capabilities Push Event based via Web Services (SOA), HTTP Post or JMS .XML or flat message Payload: Asset ID, Location, Timestamp, etc. Pull SOAP Integration with Rich API set Association/De-association Location Synchronizing fields (e.g. serial #, model, category, maintenance date, etc.) CONFIDENTIAL Page 11
  • Asset Management Integration Services Oriented Architecture DMLSS Aeroscout MobileView ---------- URL ---------- Asset Visual Real Management Time Location Equipment Searchable Maintenance fields Work Orders Ownership Ownership Usage Status Reports Current Events Cisco Location Appliance Location PDA CONFIDENTIAL Page 12
  • MobileView Solution Capabilities Visual Search Asset ID, Serial #, Model, Category, Maintenance Date, Owner, etc. Reports Current Quantity vs Par Levels by Asset Category and Area Historical Quantity vs Par Levels by Asset Category and Area Sweep Report – collection of assets and current location by Maintenance date Equipment not in hospital; Last exit from building logged Usage history (breakage or root cause analysis) Chart Historical Quantity vs Par Levels by Asset Category and Area Alerts Equipment Par Level too low/too high for area Equipment left area/building unauthorized – alert security PDA Mobile Find Associate/Deassociate And More! CONFIDENTIAL Page 13
  • AeroScout Summary Wi-Fi standards-based Keeps costs low and management simple Over 4 years of success selling/deploying Wi-Fi-based Active RFID solutions Availability of solutions to cover all environments Only Wi-Fi system with multiple visibility types (Real-time location, presence, choke-point) Indoor and outdoor (RSSI and TDOA) with the same tag Sensor/telemetry capability Room and bay level separation Scalable to tens of thousands of assets Market-leading Wi-Fi tags Up to 4+ years of battery life Shipping tens of thousands/month Negligible effect on Wi-Fi network MobileView: Enterprise-class visibility application suite Track, Alert, Manage and Integrate from a Web interface Customizable logic and business event engine Easily deliver location information to existing hospital applications CONFIDENTIAL Page 14