WUPPERTAL, Germany — June 23, 2020 — Riedel Communications today introduced DisTag, an all-new distance monitoring device. Worn around the neck or carried in a pocket, DisTag is a reliable and precise instrument that immediately alerts its wearer via haptic, visual, and acoustic signals whenever the mandatory minimum distance to other people is about to be breached.
“After weeks of quarantines and other limitations due to the coronavirus pandemic, our society is gradually returning to normal — but it’s a new type of normal. Slowing the spread of the virus is still a number one priority as key industries, organizations, and institutions start to reopen and people begin returning to work,” said Thomas Riedel, Founder and CEO, Riedel Communications. “In recent months, we’ve learned as a community to adapt to new behavior patterns and situations, and a fundamental aspect is for employees, visitors, and customers to maintain a safe distance between each other. That’s where the new DisTag device comes into play.”
Featuring a compact and minimalist design, DisTag is ideal for media and event production, industrial operations, retailers, medical facilities, public and cultural institutions, and schools and universities. The device offers three signal levels: a two-stage vibration alarm (haptic), a two-stage LED signal (visual), and a two-stage sound signal (acoustic). The proximity limits of the warning signals can be individually defined and adjusted in accordance with local regulations for social distance.
Jacky Voss, Corporate Business Development Manager at Riedel, added, “With its small size (93 mm by 41 mm) and low weight (61 grams), the device is compact, comfortable, and hardly even noticeable to users. DisTag can be used virtually anywhere, whether indoors or out, and its integrated battery provides power for up to 12 hours. And, as it requires no additional infrastructure, it is easy to expand the system at any time – all that is needed are more DisTags!”
Further information about Riedel and the company’s products is available at www.riedel.net.
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About Riedel Communications
Riedel Communications designs, manufactures, and distributes pioneering real-time video, audio, data, and communications networks for broadcast, pro audio, event, sports, theater, and security applications. The company also provides rental services for radio and intercom systems, event IT solutions, fiber backbones, and wireless signal transmission systems that scale easily for events of any size, anywhere in the world. Riedel is headquartered in Wuppertal, Germany, and employs over 700 people in 25 locations throughout Europe, Australia, Asia, and the Americas.
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Photo Caption: Riedel Communications’ DisTag monitoring device alerts its wearer when the mandatory minimum distance to other people is about to be breached.
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