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Ascom launches its new Myco 4 smartphone for clinical institutions and enterprise

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Introducing the Ascom Myco4

The new professional smartphone Myco 4 provides effective communication, better coordination and improved efficiency. Combined with the Ascom Healthcare Platform (AHP), the new device further elevates Ascom’s healthcare solutions allowing seamless workflow continuity and care delivery. Thereby adding significant value to clinicians. The Ascom Myco 4™ is specifically designed to improve operational efficiency, reduce the total cost of ownership, and withstand the toughest demands in the clinical and enterprise environment.

The new device combines the features of multiple devices into a single smartphone and offers a range of new and improved features

  • Helping care facilities and businesses reduce total cost of ownership (TCO) with a single device that meets the use cases of multiple work devices such as separate use of barcode scanner and workstation

  • Reducing replacement and repair costs, resulting from a robust design and a much longer lifetime

  • Longer battery life with hot-swap functionality to maximize workflow continuity without interruption

  • Powerful barcode scanner with LED illumination

  • Additional alarm capabilities with optional pull-cord alarm 

  • Enhanced Android security to safeguard patient health information

Ascom CEO Nicolas VandenAbeele: "Ascom is committed to providing mission-critical, near real-time solutions for highly mobile, ad-hoc, and time sensitive environments. The Myco 4 has been developed to offer our customers superior business value, providing new and innovative features to enable greater workflow efficiency, and improved safety and support for staff and patients."

Key Facts:

Designed for shared use:

- Cleanable and resistant to many disinfection fluids and wipes

- Long battery life-time that lasts a full shift

- An easily replaceable battery with hot-swap; enabling

workflow continuity without shutdown or reboot

- Secure in-charger behavior that automatically logs out user

and wipes application data e.g., safeguarding patient health

information (PHI)

Most advanced personal alarm capabilities in a smartphone:

- Manual alarm button prominently placed on top the handset

- Automated of man-down or no-movement alarms if user is


- Pull-cord alarm in case the handset is snatched

- Automated slient-call after alarm allowing response team to

listen in as they approach

- Multiple supported location technologies to pin point user

last know where-abouts and direction of travel

- There are multiple location technologies built-in into the

product; including GPS*, IR location* and BLE location*

About us:

About Ascom Ascom is a global solutions provider focused on healthcare ICT and mobile workflow solutions. The vision of Ascom is to close digital information gaps allowing for the best possible decisions – anytime and anywhere. Ascom’s mission is to provide mission-critical, real-time solutions for highly mobile, ad hoc, and time-sensitive environments. Ascom uses its unique product and solutions portfolio and software architecture capabilities to devise integration and mobilization solutions that provide truly smooth, complete, and efficient workflows for healthcare as well as for industry and retail sectors. Ascom is headquartered in Baar (Switzerland), has operating businesses in 19 countries, and employs around 1,300 people worldwide. Ascom registered shares (ASCN) are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange in Zurich.


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