Startup Weekend Ventura County announced that Zebra Technologies (NASDAQ: ZBRA), a global leader in solutions and services that provide real-time visibility into organizations’ assets, people and transactions, has signed on to be the event’s product sponsor. Organized by Dignity Health St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital (SJPVH), St. John’s Regional Medical Center (SJRMC), and Camarillo Chamber of Commerce, Startup Weekend Ventura County will be held at Rancho Campana High School in Camarillo, California on March 11-13.
Startup Weekend Ventura County invites physicians, healthcare professionals, agriculturalists, farmers, programmers, system architects, application designers and entrepreneurs to address healthcare and agriculture needs with innovative Internet of Things (IoT) solutions and to develop proof of concepts in less than 54 hours.
Zebra tracking and visibility solutions transform the physical to digital, creating the data streams enterprises need to simplify operations, know more about their businesses, and empower their mobile workforces. Zebra is also a leading provider of patient identity, clinical mobility and Real-time location system (RTLS) solutions.
“We live in a connected world and technology is embedded in everything we do,” said Chris Sullivan, global healthcare practice lead, Zebra Technologies. “Converting the physical world to the digital allows organizations to know the location, motion and state of their assets, people and transactions. By harnessing greater operational visibility, organizations can make more informed decisions and reach higher levels of growth, efficiency and service.”
“Zebra Technologies offers a wide range of IoT-ready products such as mobile computers, tablets, laser and thermal printers, barcode scanners, wireless networks, RFID wristbands and location solutions,” says Martin Shum, organizer of Startup Weekend Ventura County. “With its sponsorship, participants of our event will be able to innovate system-level solutions in healthcare and in agriculture by using Zebra products as their building blocks. This elevates our Startup Weekend to a whole new level. We are truly excited about Zebra’s participation which will make this an exceptional event.”
To transfer product knowledge to parties interested in building system solutions, Zebra will host a product boot camp in March at its facility in Agoura Hills, CA. Participants of Startup Weekend Ventura County are invited. To registered, visit Http://startupweekendvc.com.