Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Motorola Invests in Vocera for Wearable VoIP Badges

Motorola has made an equity investment in Vocera Communications, which develops hands-free, wearable badges and related systems that allow mobile workers to communicate over facility's wireless network. Financial terms of the investment were not disclosed.

The Vocera Communications System, which is comprised of the Vocera System Software and a wearable, hands-free, lightweight voice controlled badge, allows mobile workers within Wi-Fi networked buildings to instantly communicate with colleagues and quickly obtain the resources needed to complete a task. By merging Wi-Fi, VoIP, and speech recognition technologies, Vocera has become a voice communication solution in hospitals, hotels, libraries and retail establishments.

Vocera Communications is based in Cupertino, California.



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