Data Storage Unit contains up to 20 years of medical records.
April 20, 2006 -
With ability to store, read, and transmit images, medical files, and audio and video data without loss of resolution, WPIC(TM) Wireless Personal Information Carrier provides medical personnel access to data without need for physical contact. It features Bluetooth range of 10 m, 1-4 Gb of memory, and mini-USB port for compatibility with off-the-shelf commercial and government products. WPIC is suited for first responders, battlefield, and military medical personnel.
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Physical Optics Corp.
2545 W. 237th St., Suite B
Torrance, CA, 90505
POC's Breakthrough Wireless Personal Information Carrier System for Military & Commercial Applications
March 13, 2006 -Torrance, CA - Physical Optics Corporation (POC), a leading small systems integrator of advanced technologies for military, government, and commercial OEM applications, announces the breakthrough Wireless Personal Information Carrier system, the WPIC(TM) (pronounced "Y-Pick"). The dog tag-sized device is a wireless data storage unit that contains data up to 20 years of medical records, giving medical personnel instantaneous access to data without the need for physical contact. The vital records, including blood type, allergies, doctor's comments, and even audio and video files, can be transmitted securely and wirelessly up to 10 yards from a wounded soldier.
Advanced compression technology developed by POC is a key element in the WPIC's ability to store, read and transmit images, medical files, audio and video data without any perceptual loss of resolution. The device has a wireless interface and a mini-USB port for compatibility with off-the-shelf commercial and government products. It is also compatible with battlefield medical information system-Telemedicine (BMIST) tactical readers, the Composite HealthCare System II-T and POC's FAERITO(TM) digital video audio recorders. The technology can also be extended to nonmedical and nonmilitary uses in a variety of tasks that utilize wireless encrypted data bases and require instantaneous access to the information. To assure data security, the WPIC employs Federal Information Processing Standards 140-2 certified encryption.
WPIC features a wireless Bluetooth range of 10M for read, write and storage functions, 1-4 GB of memory, low power consumption and a rechargeable (3-year) battery. It has an ultra high effective data communication rate that is achieved by modifying Bluetooth technology (exceeding 1 Mbps).
POC's WPIC is ideal for first responders, battlefield and military medical personnel records, hospitals and medical care providers, optical identification systems and a variety of wireless communication systems. POC's revolutionary WPIC devices are available now for military, government and commercial OEM customers. For more product information, please visit: http://poc.com/emerging_products/wpic/default.asp.
POC (Physical Optics Corporation) based in Torrance, California, is a small systems integrator of advanced technologies and a small business, woman-owned. Physical Optics Corporation is ISO 9001:2000 certified, has 135 employees, 88 U. S. Patents, over 40 technologies and has launched 7 spin-off companies. For more information, please visit: www.poc.com.
POC - Physical Optics Corporation
20600 Gramercy Place, Building 100
Torrance, CA 90501 USA
Web Site: www.poc.com