Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
Tuesday, April 1, 2003

Software vendors hold users conference
SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. - Users of Bold Technologies and Perennial Software attended a conference in late January that featured two interactive training sessions on both company’s latest product offerings. There was also a panel discussion on the future of the industry and on how to profit using new technologies.

The event, Bridge to the Future, also featured vendors, including Bosch, ADI, OzVision, ACH Direct and Adaptec, which sponsored the event that took place at the Copper Mountain Resort.
Home monitoring company signs with Tyco
LONDON - Dmatek Ltd., a provider of electronic monitoring technology, announced in March that one of its subsidiaries had signed a deal with Tyco Safety Products Europe to bundle its HomeFree Systems’ monitoring product into Tyco’s offering to the long-term care facility market.

HomeFree’s resident monitoring solution will be combined with Tyco’s Medicall 800 nurse call system to give the system wandering prevention capabilities. The system features a personal electronic tag in a watch.

The company’s suite of wireless solutions will be offered to all Tyco Safety Products European marketing hubs.
Feds eyes telephone/ Internet technology
WASHINGTON - A new telephone/Internet protocol that would allow users to be identified by a single code for their telephone, fax, mobile phone and instant messaging numbers has gotten support from some branches of the federal government, including the Department of Commerce, according to Reuters.

The new electronic numbering system, called ENUM, has been in development by the international telecommunications sector, with support from 13 other countries.