Choose the Right Device for the Role

Choose the Right Device for the Role

Allow clinicians and staff to communicate in a variety of ways using the device that fits the way they work: iPhone or Android smartphone, Vocera Smartbadge or Badge, a tablet for rounding, or a laptop or desktop workstation.

Vocera Smartbadge

Vocera Badge

2.4” touchscreen with haptic touch call button

Dimensions: 100mm x 52mm x 17mm

89g, comfortable to wear

4 hours active battery life, 40 hours standby

Dedicated one-touch panic button

Place and receive voice calls

Send and receive secure messages with no character limit

Search user and group directories by screen and view presence/availability

1” OLED display screen with call button

Dimensions: 98mm x 36mm x 20mm

60g, comfortable to wear

3 hours active battery life, 30 hours standby

Panic function integrated into call button

Place and receive voice calls

Receive secure messages with a 256-character limit

Search for users and groups by voice command

Different Devices for Different User Needs

How to determine the right device for each user? Our recent blog provides guidance on device strategy.

Shared-Use Smartphones


The Zebra TC51-HC is a light, rugged, pocket-sized Android smartphone that runs Vocera software and other healthcare applications such as mobile EHR apps. It has a high-resolution screen, advanced barcode capture technology, fast processor, front-facing camera for telemedicine, and long battery life.

Bring Your Own Device Smartphones


We recommend the iPhone7/7+, iPhone 8/8+, and consumer-grade Android smartphones for use with Vocera software.

KLAS Report: Leveraging a Smartphone Strategy

The KLAS report Clinical Mobility 2018 – Leveraging a Smartphone Strategy offers guidance to help hospitals decide on which smartphones to deploy.

Accessories and eStore


Shop for specially designed lanyards and headsets, protective clips, batteries, and charging bays.

Susan Murphy

Vocera Rounds is a powerful tool that provides a system-wide way to track patient feedback and recognize staff members. It was adopted quickly by leaders because it’s user friendly, and it really makes a difference, which ties to our outcomes.

Susan Murphy, RN, BSN, MS, Chief Experience Officer, University of Chicago Medicine
Sean Spina

Physicians respond faster when using the Vocera secure texting app compared to traditional pagers.

Dr. Sean Spina, Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator, Vancouver Island Health Authority
Karen Kemp

The integration of Vocera technology with our life-safety system is like having our own 911 center.

Karen Kemp, Application Support Manager at Covia
Davis Lee

I use the Vocera smartphone app to securely connect to the care team. It enables us provide more efficient and responsive patient care.

Davis Lee, MD, FAAP, Chief Medical Information Officer, PIH Health
Adrian Plunkett

The Vocera numbers speak for themselves, and they show this technology can dramatically reduce the time it takes to connect with a colleague and get a response.

Adrian Plunkett, Paediatric Intensivist Consultant, Birmingham Women's and Children's Hospital NHS Trust




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