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Ascom (US) Inc., a leading supplier of mission critical, on-site wireless communication solutions, is pleased to announce that it has secured exclusive US distribution rights for a new suite of software applications designed for the subacute healthcare market. Systems Communication Protocol Connect, “SCPConnect”, enhances nurse call system functionality by providing reporting, assignment, messaging and connectivity to peripheral devices such as wireless handsets and digital displays. Designed to work with Ascom’s Telligence C300 nurse call product, SCPConnect was developed by Chubb Edwards as a cost-effective workflow package for the Canadian market. The success of SCPConnect in Canada led Ascom and Chubb Edwards to partner on distribution across the rest of North America. "Ascom recognizes the importance of the subacute care space and is utilizing the SCPConnect solution to better meet the feature and pricing requirements for this fast growing market,” says Chad West, President and CEO of Ascom (US) Inc. “We are pleased to expand our close relationship with Ascom as a Strategic Sales Partner and now as a supplier of SCPConnect,” says Jim Carr, Director, Major Projects & Systems Integration at Chubb Edwards. SCPConnect is available for immediate order with packages starting at an MSRP of $5,700.00. US shipments began in October 2013.

ABOUT ASCOM

Ascom Wireless Solutions (www.ascom.com/ws) is a leading provider of on-site wireless communications for key segments such as hospitals, senior care, independent living, manufacturing industries, secure establishments, retail and hotels. More than 75,000 systems are installed at major companies all over the world. The company offers a broad range of voice and professional messaging solutions, creating value for customers by supporting and optimizing their Mission-Critical processes. The solutions are based on VoWiFi, IP-DECT, nurse call and paging technologies, smartly integrated via Ascom Unite into existing enterprise systems. The company has subsidiaries in 11 countries and 1,200 employees worldwide. Founded in 1955 and based in Göteborg, Sweden, Ascom Wireless Solutions is part of the Ascom Group, listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange (ASCN:SIX).

Ascom (US) Inc. is a medical device company with FDA 510(K) clearance for its Mobile Monitoring Gateway and Cardiomax systems which easily integrate with various patient monitoring products for sending near real time secondary alarms to mobile devices.

ABOUT CHUBB EDWARDS

Chubb Edwards is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX) business unit. Other market-leading brands in the CCS portfolio include Carrier, Kidde, Lenel, Interlogix and Onity. Visit UTC Climate, Controls & Security and United Technologies Corporation.

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