VeroScan Inc., a developer of medical tracking and detection technology, announced a collaboration with Tyco Electronics for the development and supply of RFID components. The two companies are working together to bring to market RFID systems for operating rooms.
VeroScan's products reduce the time spent counting in operating rooms, reducing errors and improving patient outcomes. The heart of these products is an innovative use of RFID technology.
"We are excited about the contributions made by Tyco Electronics. They have developed new products with capabilities that have tremendous application and are well suited to maximize the functionality of our system," said Robert Hatch, President and CEO of VeroScan. "Our product development has been very challenging, and it was important to have partners who can be agile and successful."
VeroScan Inc., based in Plano, Texas, is a privately held firm, providing technology solutions for surgical facilities, deploying unique and innovative wireless technologies to eliminate risk and increase efficiency. The company provides systems that increase surgical productivity; reduce surgery time, and lower surgical related risks. VeroScan holds a number of awarded and pending patents for these technologies.
More information about VeroScan is available at www.veroscan.com
About Tyco Electronics
Tyco Electronics, currently a business segment of Tyco International Ltd., is a leading global provider of engineered electronic components, network solutions and wireless systems, with 2006 sales of $12.8 billion to customers in more than 150 countries. Tyco Electronics designs, manufactures and markets products for customers in industries from automotive, appliances and aerospace and defense to telecommunications, computers and consumer electronics. With over 8,000 engineers and worldwide manufacturing, sales and customer service capabilities, Tyco Electronics' commitment is our customers' advantage. More information on Tyco Electronics can be found at www.tycoelectronics.com.