EarlySense

By Jonah Comstock January 12, 2017
Two digital health companies focused on sleep published data this week that highlighted the efficacy of their respective platforms, bringing continued attention to the space after a CES week where sleep was a major focus. A whitepaper by Pricewaterhouse Cooper showed that ResMed’s myAir improved CPAP adherence while a paper in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine found that EarlySense’s new...
By Heather Mack January 4, 2017
It’s been a busy week for Fitbit. The San Francisco-based wearable company announced four different partnerships, three of which are integrations with the Works with Fitbit ecosystem. Habit, the Campbell’s Soup-backed personalized nutrition startup that uses data from genetic tests and individual’s health and fitness goals to create tailored diet and exercise plans, will now incorporate Fitbit...
By Jonah Comstock January 3, 2017
American Well and EarlySense have partnered to make telemedicine visits available to users of EarlySense's bed-based sleep sensor. The service is related to EarlySense Live, the long-awaited home use version of the the Ramat Gan, Israel-based device maker's signature product. "One of the key attributes of a superior telehealth experience is how informed the physician is about the patient in front...
By Jonah Comstock September 27, 2016
EarlySense launched its EarlySense InSight platform today, a new version of its bed sensor which eliminates the monitor, allowing the platform to be used more easily outside the hospital, in nursing homes and longterm care facilities. Yet another version of the product, for the home, is under development and is slated to launch next year. "The idea is we developed this contactless continuous...
By Jonah Comstock June 1, 2016
Ramat Gan, Israel-based EarlySense, which makes a passive and contactless bedside monitor that continuously measures respiration rate, heart rate, and motion, has raised $25 million in new funding in a round led by Bank Hapoalim, Israel’s largest bank. Pitango Venture Capital, JK&B Capital, and other previous investors also contributed to the round. “We are experiencing exponential growth in...
By Jonah Comstock September 2, 2015
Israel-based EarlySense has announced its first direct-to-consumer product: a sleep monitoring device called myEarlySense. Samsung will directly market a version of the device called Sleep Sense. The device will be available in South Korea by year-end with other regions to follow, the company told MobiHealthNews. MK News reports a price point around $169. “Building upon the success of our contact...
By Jonah Comstock January 20, 2015
EarlySense, an Israeli company which makes a passive and contactless bedside monitor that continuously measures respiration rate, heart rate, and motion, has raised $20 million, with $10 million constituting a strategic investment from Samsung. Welch Allyn, which licenses EarlySense's sensor, also contributed, as did other existing investors Pitango Venture Capital, JK&B, Proseed and Noaber...
By Jonah Comstock July 3, 2014
Waltham, Massachusetts-based EarlySense, which makes a passive and contactless bedside monitor that continuously measures respiration rate, heart rate and motion, has received a new FDA clearance for a sensor designed to work with not a bed, but a chair. "Medical institutions have often expressed the need for automatic sensing in chairs," Avner Halperin, CEO of EarlySense, said in a statement. "...
By Aditi Pai May 6, 2014
Weilos The digital health market is growing. Funding for digital health companies reached nearly $700 million in the first quarter of 2014, and grew 87 percent compared to the first quarter of 2013, according to a report from Rock Health. Along the way, digital health startups have reorganized, rebranded, and shifted focus to meet the needs of their customers or to meet the needs of a new...
By Brian Dolan January 13, 2014
This month the FDA cleared the second generation of Waltham, Massachusetts-based EarlySense's passive and contactless bedside monitor, which continuous measures respiration rate, heart rate and motion. Among the changes to the system are more sophisticated management tools to help administrators better measure and track quality goals. "One of the very strong attributes of our technology and...