July 25, 2012
SecuraTrac, maker of GPS-enabled tracking devices for health and safety, is teaming up with body sensor manufacturer Vital Connect to produce a passive mobile personal emergency response system (mPERS).
The joint product, called SecuraFone Health, detects falls, changes in heart and breathing rate and other vital signs, thanks to a sensor worn on the chest or back. When the sensor notices a fall...
April 27, 2011
Aging-in-place technology provider, Adiant Solutions, has released a new GPS safety and tracking bracelet aimed at families of children with autism as well as people with Alzheimer's and their caregivers. The new bracelet, called S-911 offers real-time tracking for any person with a cognitive disorder that leads to the tendency to wander or run off.
The S-911 bracelet provides up-to-the-second (...
July 28, 2010
ReadWriteWeb has a worthwhile feature on the potential for location-based services in healthcare: How might services enabled by GPS, like FourSquare and other future services, impact consumer health and healthcare providers' data set?
"The one person who is not by their computer during a medical transaction is the patient. They are in the hospital or in the pharmacy. As smartphones take off,...