‘BlueCats joins the FiRa Consortium as Associate member’
Long time RTLS solution provider and UWB pioneer, BlueCats is excited to announce it has joined the FiRa™ Consortium as an Associate member.
Founded in August 2019, the FiRa Consortium is dedicated to the development and widespread adoption of seamless user experiences using the secured fine ranging and positioning capabilities of interoperable Ultra-Wideband (UWB) technologies.
“As an original pioneer of Ultra-WideBand location solutions, BlueCats has always been convinced UWB has the potential to transform many aspects of daily life,” said Nathan Dunn, CEO, BlueCats.
“The range of possibilities is truly amazing. From smartphones replacing car keys to worker safety in mines and every scenario in between, UWB is becoming more accessible than ever. Now is the time to focus our collaborative energy towards interoperability and a standards-based ecosystem,” Dunn said.
“The FiRa Consortium is pleased to welcome BlueCats as our newest Associate member”, said Charlie Zhang, Chair of the FiRa Consortium and VP Engineering, Samsung Research America. “BlueCats brings new perspectives to the Consortium in terms of their overall knowledge of UWB technology and application expertise, helping to foster the goal of developing an interoperable ecosystem.
“We look forward to working alongside our fellow FiRa members to unlock the full potential of an interoperable UWB ecosystem,” Dunn concluded.
Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, BlueCats was founded in 2009, and exists to provide Digital Awareness to every business on the planet. BlueCats location platform is an aggregator of multiple technologies including Bluetooth® Low Energy, RFID, GPS, LoRa & of course best in class UWB. BlueCats also has offices in Austin, TX and Huntsville, AL. For more info, check out www.bluecats.com
About FiRa Consortium
Headquartered in Beaverton, OR, the FiRa Consortium is a member-driven organization dedicated to the development and widespread adoption of seamless user experiences using the secured fine ranging and positioning capabilities of Ultra-Wideband (UWB) technologies. To learn more about the FiRa Consortium, visit www.firaconsortium.org.