Ascom Myco

Ascom Myco is a smartphone purpose-built for healthcare, giving mobile clinicians and caregivers the clinical and patient data they need to deliver even better 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-to-replace battery
  • Durable, robust, 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