Founder and current owner, Glenn F. Jonas, organized the company in Milwaukee, WI with the mission to provide security products for healthcare markets using RF technology, and wireless monitoring and controls.

History of RFT



RFT celebrates its 30th year in business, still focused on providing innovative safety and security solutions for healthcare, senior living, hospitality, and education.


Sleek new Quick Touch® pendant offers improved aesthetics and peace of mind for residents, while the new RFT Cares® smartphone app enables caregivers to efficiently receive, acknowledge and classify alarms. Quick Response® Prime Wireless Nurse Call Solution introduced to deliver the benefits of a fully-featured system at an affordable price


Introduced the Touchpad Exit Controller (TEC) for monitoring doors in CODE ALERT® Wander Management and SAFE PLACE® systems. A discreet, LED touchpad turns off when not in use, helping the controller blend into the environment.


Rebranded CODE ALERT® Wireless Call Solution into three (3) distinct options: Quick Response® Premiere, Plus and S – enabling senior living communities to customize a solution to meet their price point.


CODE ALERT® Quick Response Premiere Wireless Call Solution receives certification to ANSI/UL 1069, Edition 7 for Hospital Signaling and Nurse Call Equipment.


CODE WATCH® transmitter released – a discreet, lightweight and water-resistant transmitter for our Wander Management Solution.


New clinical education and development teams were put in place to help customers learn and launch their SAFE PLACE® systems.


The SAFE PLACE® Elopement Management Solution was launched to reduce elopement risk in emergency departments and acute care.


RFT entered the Real-Time Locationing Systems (RTLS) asset tracking marketplace with acquisition of PinPoint Company of Boston, MA.


The SENSATEC® Fall Management product line, designed to alert staff members of potential fall risk before an incident, was introduced.