Summary: HID has acquired Vizzia Technologies, enhancing its healthcare RTLS offerings with advanced asset management, environmental monitoring, and patient workflow solutions.

Key Takeaways:

  • The acquisition expands HID’s RTLS capabilities in the healthcare sector, supporting improved patient, visitor, and staff experiences.
  • Vizzia’s integration into HID’s Internet of Things Services Business Unit aims to leverage HID’s global resources to enhance RTLS solutions.

HID has acquired Vizzia Technologies (Vizzia), provider of hardware-agnostic, full-service real-time location systems (RTLS) platforms designed for healthcare and hospital applications.

Expanding RTLS Offerings

The acquisition of Vizzia is meant to expand HID’s offering and relevance in the healthcare RTLS space, including support for asset management and tracking, as well as other use cases designed to meet the needs of healthcare facilities.

“Welcoming Vizzia and their innovative RTLS platform allows us to help healthcare professionals enhance the patient, visitor, and staff experience,” said Björn Lidefelt, EVP and head of HID. “Thanks to this acquisition, our RTLS portfolio is now better equipped to empower hospitals to optimize their layered security approach and improve overall care.”

Vizzia’s RTLS Platform

Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Vizzia is now part of HID’s Identification Technologies Business Area. The Vizzia solution will merge into HID’s Internet of Things Services (IOTS) Business Unit and benefit from HID’s sales and other global functions to support its offering.

Vizzia’s RTLS platform includes an asset management and tracking solution, which features a modern user interface that tracks real-time location data and provides insights on equipment utilization, equipment inventory, and purchasing decisions, as well as maintenance requirements. Vizzia also provides on-site managed services.

In addition to its asset management and tracking capabilities, the addition of Vizzia provides additional solutions to HID’s healthcare RTLS portfolio, including environmental monitoring, patient workflow, and hand hygiene compliance.

“At Vizzia, we have built a strong presence in providing outstanding technologies and services to our customers in the Healthcare space,” said Andrew Halasz, CEO, Vizzia. “We are excited to begin our next chapter with HID and look forward to combining forces to increase our market presence and leadership in this vertical that touches everyone’s lives.”