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Microlite has added a clear pull cord with a colored grip section to its hospital pull cord product line, which allows patients in hospitals and skilled nursing facilities to take control of bedside lighting. The pull cord is divided into a connecting cord section and a grip section. The clear cord section offers décor compatibility and limits the glow-in-the-dark option to the grip section. Flow Tek Inc.
MedLink is a next-generation product in smart point-of-care solutions. The mobile technology cart secures medication delivery while enhancing patient safety. MedLink is designed to reduce human error and supports a closed-loop medication system. The cart integrates into existing information technology infrastructure and workflows and can be customized to increase patient safety and security. Humanscale
The Verity patient recliner features a 500-pound weight capacity, four locking casters and a three-position recline mechanism. Its ergonomically positioned push handles make patient transport easier for clinical staff, while the design’s stitching method reduces seams to help with cleanliness. Stance Healthcare Inc.
LIGHT AND SHADE
GreenScreen Evolve is a solar shade made of 100 percent PVC-free polyester and contains up to 78 percent Repreve fibers, which are made from recycled materials. It has a construction similar to basket weaving and comes in four openness factors (1, 3, 5 and 10 percent). It is available in nine colors for both manual and automated window shading systems. Mermet
Ascent Compass software is a dynamic interface that enables users to monitor and control their facilities from anywhere at any time. Some of its top features include real-world workflows, OmniZoom to adjust graphics automatically to fit the monitor display, and HTML5 format, allowing users to view web content on multiple devices without using Flash or third-party plug-ins. Alerton
SmartCast Manager software maximizes the energy savings of the SmartCast PoE (Power over Ethernet) LED-connected lighting intelligence platform with a OneButton Setup that commissions a building with a single stroke. The technology also facilitates a single point of control and visibility into real-time data analytics to identify advanced energy-saving strategies and unlock the potential of more applications. Cree Inc.
Key enhancements of the Metasys 8.0 building automation system include graphics available across multiple mobile devices, alarm management that enables alarm prioritization for improved productivity, and improved scheduling and custom trending that save time and ease troubleshooting. New reporting features make it easier to access trends, alarms, audits and scheduling data. Johnson Controls
The LEDSENSE Retrofit Control Package upgrades lighting and HVAC. Connected to the LEDSENSE system by LED Link, any LED Fixture or Retrofit Kit can go beyond lighting to harvest intelligent building feedback. Lights can sense how warm or cold a room is, see if anyone is occupying the space and sniff out odors and potentially toxic chemicals in the air. TERRALUX Inc.
Oxivir 1 is a one-step solution disinfectant cleaner that is effective against bacteria, enveloped and non-enveloped viruses, tuberculosis and fungi in one minute or less. It has 81 disinfectant claims and, like other members of the Oxivir family, Oxivir 1 has the best possible safety rating (Category IV). It is designed for tough-to-clean health care environments, while being gentle on staff and surfaces. Diversey Care
CLEAR THE AIR
The RAPID Reader is an on-site microbial detection sensor that remotely monitors airborne pathogens. It draws an air sample into a nutrient-rich detection site engineered to determine the presence of specific microbial contamination. Sensors connected to the cloud-based monitoring system send text and email alerts when contamination is detected. Nuwave Sensor Technology Ltd.
The Advance Liberty A50 Autonomous Scrubber is a stand-on scrubber/dryer for floors and can be operated autonomously or manually. With its proprietary sensor suite, software and camera, the scrubber/dryer recognizes unknown obstacles as small as a tennis ball and then automatically maneuvers around them, making it safe to use in open or congested spaces. Nilfisk Group
The TabletSoap Locker is an ultraviolet sanitizer, storage locker and smart charger for shared-use devices, such as tablets and phones. Its high-intensity UV-C light penetrates the cell wall of pathogens to disrupt and kill their DNA. It has a 15-minute sanitation time and accommodates eight tablets or phones under lock and key. It can be mounted under or over tables or on a wall. Phonesoap LLC