Company Brings New Enterprise Intelligence Solutions to the Healthcare Market
ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 25 - HIMSS, Booth #1841 - Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, is demonstrating industry-first Digital Signage(TM) solutions for healthcare enterprises during the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) annual conference and exhibition being held February 24-28, 2008 in Orlando, Florida. The same cutting-edge electronic technology that is transforming communications in other industries with high-caliber HDTV video and graphics now will be applied to healthcare.
Harris Digital Signage solutions, which feature InfoCaster(TM) content management systems and software, are in use today around the world for creating and delivering visually superior digital signage networks where the reliable, timely and visually appealing display of information is important to large enterprises. Applications include visitor and employee communication networks at facilities such as banks, stadiums, airports, corporate offices, shopping malls and resorts. Educational institutions also rely on the product to support student communication networks at schools, colleges and universities. InfoCaster was developed by Harris Broadcast Communications, a world leader in high-definition and standard definition systems for the global media market.
"Hospitals and large medical centers have the same need to quickly communicate information to visitors and employees as other enterprises," said Jim Traficant, vice president of Harris Healthcare Solutions. "Harris' Digital Signage solutions, including InfoCaster(TM) content management systems, allow users to easily create, schedule, manage, distribute and deliver graphics for large-screen presentations, whether they are intended for plasma monitors within a single facility or a vast network of hundreds of plasma monitors among remote locations. Healthcare providers now have a cutting-edge digital signage solution that is unlimited in its creative flexibility to provide better situational awareness for hospital staff, patients, vendors and visitors alike."
InfoCaster(TM) Creation Station(TM) content development tools enable easy acquisition and content creation of graphics, live video and dynamic data content, while InfoCaster(TM) Player(TM) content playback devices synchronize and deliver content from multiple sources to thousands of remote displays spread over a widespread or nationwide network, addressing individual messaging display requirements. Advanced management, scheduling and monitoring tools give users unprecedented control and flexibility over the enterprise network. InfoCaster(TM) Creation Station(TM) and InfoCaster(TM) Player(TM) devices are part of the Harris Digital Signage(TM) solutions and provide best-of-breed technology that can manage digital content throughout the entire enterprise - from a central site, remote locations, or within any facility.
Harris Healthcare Solutions provides enterprise intelligence solutions and services for commercial and government customers, including systems integration, intelligent infrastructure, advanced visualization and display, enterprise digital content management, and IT services solutions. Harris products, systems, and services improve health outcomes by assuring that critical medical information is delivered with security and privacy to the right person, on the right device, at the point of care.
About Harris Corporation
Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 150 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has annual revenue of almost $5 billion and 16,000 employees - including nearly 7,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications(TM) products, systems, and services. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at www.harris.com.
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