RTLS (Real Time Location System) Leader Sonitor® Technologies Selected to Receive Major Research Innovation Grant by The Research Council of Norway
Sonitor Technologies Inc., a global leader in indoor positioning technologies, announced today that The Research Council of Norway (RCN – www.rcn.no) has selected Sonitor Technologies and MazeMap (www.mazemap.com) as one of the winners in the latest round of research innovation awards. http://www.forskningsradet.no/no/Nyheter/Forskningsradet_har_delt_ut_900_millioner_til_innovasjon_i_neringslivet/1254024689778/p1174467583739
This funding award recognizes the world-class innovative power of both companies in the field of indoor positioning.
The goal of the project is to develop a new generation of indoor positioning technology that will place accurate and cost-effective 3D positioning in everyone’s hands. To achieve this, both companies will work collaboratively with leading research groups at the University of Oslo led by Professor Sverre Holm and Associate Professor Jan Kenneth Bekkeng.
“We’re very excited to partner with MazeMap and collaborate with the University of Oslo on this project and honored to be selected by RCN,” said Wilfred Booij, CTO at Sonitor Technologies. “By combining Sonitor’s proprietary ultrasound indoor positioning expertise and technology with MazeMap’s indoor maps and wayfinding expertise, we have the unique opportunity to bring next generation, innovative 3D positioning to consumers in many markets.”
About Sonitor Technologies, Inc.
Sonitor is the leading developer and provider of unique, ultrasound-based indoor positioning technology that locates people and items in real time with reliable, high definition accuracy within complex indoor environments. Sonitor has developed the healthcare industry’s most advanced open integration RTLS platform, Sonitor Sense™, a wireless system which supports a wide range of applications to make hospital operations more efficient. Sonitor is selected by world-class partners to build industry-leading solutions for global deployment. For more information please visit www.sonitor.com.
About The Research Council of Norway
The Research Council of Norway serves as the chief advisory body for the Norwegian government on research policy issues. It distributes roughly nine billion Norwegian Kroner (NOK) (approximately 1 billion US Dollars) to research and innovation activities each year and works to promote international cooperation and increase participation in the EU framework program on research and innovation. The Research Council creates meeting places and provides a platform for dialogue between researchers, users of research and research funders.
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