cStar Technologies Inc. Issued Patent Covering Technology Core for cStar's SkyGate® Health Care Solutions

cStar Technologies Inc.  -  January 15, 2014

Vaughan , ON - January 15, 2014 - cStar Technologies Inc., the pioneer in wireless data communications solutions for Machine-to-Machine/Man (M2M) announces the issuance of Canadian Patent Number 2,597,224: Method and Apparatus for Cataloguing and Poling Movement in an Environment for Purposes of Tracking and/or Containment of Infectious Diseases. Along with US Patent 7,817,046, the patents protect tracking and cataloguing technologies, one of the backbones and technological core of cStar's SkyGate® Health Care Solutions, facilitating the tracking and cataloguing of persons or assets.

This technology provides the backbone and core basis for, but not limited to, containing and restricting the spread of infectious diseases within hospitals, clinics and other medical facilities by tracking and cataloguing the movement of patients, medical staff, employees, visitors, contractors and other persons, the system also provides for tracking and cataloguing contaminated medical apparatus, medicine trolleys, food trolleys, medical gas stations, laundry baskets and other mobile or movable medical equipment or facility equipment to prevent spread of the infectious disease or viral entities. Taken in a broader aspect, the solution includes a poling or supervisory network for auditing the presence or absence of persons and assets.

Recent outbreaks of critically dangerous and acute infectious diseases have demonstrated how rapidly diseases can be spread before health authorities and other governmental agencies are able to identify and establish an outbreak state. Once an outbreak has occurred, containment becomes a priority and typically involves tracking the infected individuals back to the source. As illustrated by the SARS outbreak, identifying individuals who have been exposed to the infectious virus or disease and then tracking the exposure of these individuals become the critical criteria in containing the further spread of the disease.

President and CEO of cStar Technologies, Stella Yoon said, "The issuance of this patent helps to solidify and protect the technology behind our SkyGate® Health Care Solutions where we are tracking and cataloguing the movement of people and equipment in an environment in order to quickly contain infectious diseases."


About SkyGate® Suite of Products

cStar's SkyGate® suite of products provide the brains and the communications backbone for a myriad of cStar solutions for various industries.  SkyGate® Server is a comprehensive application server platform providing real-time communication, management functionality, and service-oriented framework for integration of services and components, targeting a multitude of industries and vertical markets including Health Care, Life Sciences, Hospitality, and Security/Defence.

About cStar Technologies Inc.

cStar Technologies Inc. is a pioneer of wireless data communication solutions for M2M (Machine-to-Machine/huMan) and mobile commerce applications. Protected by multiple patents, its core solutions include wireless, cashless, and remote monitoring and tracking systems for the hospitality, vending, life sciences, and security/defence industries through a powerful wireless network that can cover from the basement to 40+ floors of a concrete building without airtime charges.



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