Ascom Myco

Ascom Myco is a truly purpose-built smartphone for healthcare, providing clinicians and caregivers the information they need where it matters the most
– at the heart of care.

Nurses are the everyday heroes in healthcare and deserve their very own companion to assist them in their jobs – that’s why we developed Ascom Myco (My companion). 


Ascom Myco technical specification


  • Unique top-display with priority beacon
  • Multi-touch screen – can be used with clinical gloves
  • Easy replaceable battery
  • Durable, robust, and easy to carry
  • Wearable clip
  • Disinfection ready
  • Enterprise-grade voice quality
  • Hearing aid compatible (HAC)
  • Supports 802.11a/b/g/n
  • Seamless Wi-Fi hand-over
  • Supports Cellular telephony and 3G data
  • Secure messaging
  • Centralized management
  • Easy deployment
  • AndroidTM 4.4 Kit-Kat

Personal Alarm options

  • Push button alarm
  • Man-down/No-Movement alarm
  • Acoustic Location Signal (ALS) at alarm
  • Automatic call after alarm

Location options

  • AP location
  • Ekahau RTLS
  • Cisco MSE


  • Size (h× w × d):   114 × 64 × 17/22 mm
  • Weight:   189 g (including battery and clip)
  • Colors:  Handset: White
  • Display type:  TFT, dual capacitive multi-touchscreen – LED backlit
  • Display size:     3.5” (8.9cm) 320 × 480 pixels, (166ppi)
  • Screen protection:  Corning® Gorilla ® Glass 3 with additional protective film
  • Free fall test  IEC 60068-2-32, procedure 1, dropped 12 times, IEC 68-2-32, procedure 2, dropped 1 000 times from 0,5 meters.

Battery and  Charging

  • Speech time:  6 h
  • Stand-by time:  35 h
  • Charge time:  < 4 hours (charging rack)
  • Discharge/charge cycles:  >=70% capacity left after 400 full charge/discharge cycles


  • Operating temperature:   -5°C to +45°C  (23° to 113° F)
  • Storage temperature:   -20° to 50° C, less than 1 month for battery (-4° to 122° F)


  • SIP supporting RFC1889, RFC2327, RFC2833, RFC3261,RFC3264, RFC3265, and RFC3515

Encryption protocol:   SRTP including TLS

Voice codecs:   G.711 A-law (EU), G.711 u-law (US), G.722

Cellular frequencies:  GSM:850/900/1800/1900-WCDMA: Bands:I,V,VIII (2100,850,900)

In the heart of care - Ascom Myco

Product features of the Ascom Myco

The system supporting the Ascom Myco

In the heart of care - Ascom Myco (short)

Designing the Ascom Myco

When is a Smartdevice right for healthcare?

Help reducing alarm fatigue

Purpouse built for healthcare

What do the nurses think?

Robustness to meet the demand in healthcare