Q-Track Announces Fifteenth Indoor Location System Patent Win
Patent Award Enhances Q-Track’s Industry Leading Portfolio in High-Accuracy, Low-Cost Indoor Location Systems Using Near-Field Electromagnetic Ranging
Q-Track Corporation today announced the award of U.S. Patent 8,643,538 for a “Near-field electromagnetic location system and method.” The company now holds fifteen U.S. patents with an additional three pending. The inventors are Dr. Hans Schantz, Robert DePierre, and David Langford.
Q-Track’s mission is enabling “Knowing Where, Anywhere.” The company’s patented Near-Field Electromagnetic Ranging (NFER®) systems employ a unique low-frequency, long-wavelength radio signal to achieve highly accurate (40 cm rms) location results even in complicated non-line-of-sight environments. NFER® Real Time Location Systems enable “Dosimulation™,” a radiation worker training system deployed in a quarter of U.S. nuclear plants. Q-Track also offers a proximity detection and collision avoidance system that protects people from cranesand robotic material handling equipment at a variety of manufacturing plants nationwide, as well as location systems that enhance military training in urban environments.
Q-Track is a privately-held company located in Huntsville, AL. The company’s research and development was supported by the principals, private investors, and contracts and grants from Homeland Security, The U.S. Army, The U.S. Air Force, National Science Foundation, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the National Institutes for Health. For more information, please visit the company’s website at http://www.Q-Track.com.
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