SOURCE: GE Security

September 18, 2007 11:18 ET

GE Security's New Telergy Software Offers Advanced Communications, Streamlines Information for Health Care Providers

New Software Provides Centralized System Management and Comprehensive Reporting

BRADENTON, FL--(Marketwire - September 18, 2007) - GE Security, Inc., a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of the General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE), today announced the release of its new Telergy software, a powerful suite of applications that connects hospital caregivers with patients -- and with each other -- in real-time.

Telergy works with Telligence, GE Security's ground-breaking voice over internet protocol (VOIP) patient-staff communication platform, and represents a single integrated platform for communicating with wireless devices, generating management reports, and providing a wide range of valuable features, tools and utilities. In addition to delivering enhanced productivity for health care facilities using Telligence, Telergy also has the ability to integrate with GE Security's ProCare 6000 system.

"Telergy increases health care providers' productivity by linking the caregiver and patient through an easy-to-use graphical user interface," said Steven Hein, GM fire, sound and communications, GE Security. "Its integrated system allows caregivers continuous access to reliable, updated patient information."

"Telergy is one example of the way GE Security is bringing value to the healthcare market," said Katherine Bradley, leader GE Security's healthcare partnership program. "With a dedicated team of security, technology and process experts with healthcare backgrounds, GE Security is working with hospitals around the country to address their security, life safety and communication needs and helping them design custom solutions that fit their unique challenges."

The Telergy family of software applications provides Telligence and ProCare users with full-featured graphical and information processing capabilities, allowing users to:

--  See real-time nursing activities on a graphical hospital floor plan;
--  Monitor activity through clearly displayed lists;
--  Be smart and plan efficiently with powerful reporting analysis;
--  Interface with patient admissions, discharge and transfer databases;
--  Connect easily with wireless devices.

Telergy integrates with GE Security's Telligence and ProCare 6000 systems, adding to a long line of integrated security solutions from GE Security, designed to increase safety for consumers and increase efficiencies for a number of service industries. GE Security continues to deliver a growing portfolio of security products which function together seamlessly to deliver an integrated, end-to-end security experience for its customers.

About GE's Security Business

GE Security, a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of the General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), is a leading supplier of security and life safety technologies, with operations in more than 35 countries and $1.8 billion in annual sales. GE Security offers one of the industry's broadest product portfolios, covering explosives and narcotics detection, intrusion and access control, video surveillance, key management, and fire detection. GE Security's products are used to protect people and property across a wide range of industries, including aviation, law enforcement, banking, education, healthcare, mass transit, residential and retail.

GE Security was honored with Frost & Sullivan's 2007 Global Market Leadership Award for Container Security Devices for its CommerceGuard container security solution. For more information about GE Security and our products, please visit

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