Press Releases

FocusCura Adds Essence Care@Home™ Solutions to Its Healthcare Offerings

Technology Provides Safety and Monitoring for Seniors & Special Needs Populations Tel Aviv & Amsterdam, November 27, 2017 - FocusCura, the Netherlands-based provider of innovative services for the IoT healthcare sector, is adding Essence’s Care@HomeTM PERS+ and Care@HomeTM Pro solutions ...
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Essence’s WeR@Home Solution First to Add August Smart Lock Pro Z-Wave Compatibility

Essence’s WeR@HomeTM has added another ecosystem option for its connected living services platform with the integration of the Z-Wave enabled August Smart Lock Pro, which delivers keyless entry and remote control and monitoring. Essence WeR@Home lets users seamlessly and remotely ...
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Essence and Medical Guardian Win IoT Evolution Business Impact Award

The companies successfully launched Family Guardian service for senior independent living in 2017 Tel Aviv, Israel and Philadelphia, PA – July 24, 2017 – Medical Guardian, a leading provider of Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS), and Essence, a global provider ...
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Essence Cloud Services Platform to be presented at IFSEC 2017

Offers Security Providers Business Growth, Flexibility, Scalability Tel Aviv, June 13, 2017 - Essence, market leaders of IoT-enabled security and connected-living technologies, will be exhibiting at IFSEC International in London from 20-22nd June with a focus on its cloud-based platform ...
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Essence’s Care@Home Active™ wins ESX Innovation Award

For the third year running, Essence to highlight an award winning solution at the ESX Security Exhibition Tel Aviv, June 1, 2017 - Essence, providers of connected-living technologies, independent-living solutions for seniors, and cloud-based home security and management, has won ...
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Essence New Care@Home Active™ Solution for Comprehensive Mobile Senior Care

Innovative extension of award-winning Care@Home Aging-in-Place suite seamlessly extends monitoring anywhere. Essence, providers of connected-living technologies including award-winning independent-living solutions for seniors, recently introduced Care@Home Active™. This innovative expansion of its aging-in-place suite offers new mobility features that further enhance ...
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Affiliated and Essence USA Launch PERS-Focused Dealer Program

Program highlights Essence’s PERS+ with Smart Alerting devices Essence USA, a leading provider of connected living solutions, has partnered with Affiliated Monitoring, the U.S.’ number one call center monitoring company, to launch a robust and customizable dealer program centered around ...
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Essence SmartCare Partners with Telekom Slovenije to Provide Innovative eSenior Care Solutions

Care@Home headlines Slovenian IoT services Essence SmartCare (part of the Essence Group), a leading provider of IoT, cloud-based connected living solutions, and Telekom Slovenije have announced they are partnering to offer Essence’s award-winning Care@Home aging-in-place solutions to the Slovenian market, ...
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Essence Voice Panic Detector Wins IoT Breakthrough Award

The VPD and other Connected-Living solutions to be presented at CES 2017 Tel Aviv, January 4, 2017 - Essence’s ground-breaking Voice Panic Detector (VPD) has continued to win awards for its voice-enabled emergency alerting technology for seniors. Having been recognized ...
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Essence Predicts IoT Integration & Revenue Models Biggest Challenges in 2017

Multiple Service Offerings & Big Data Sales May Increase Revenue Possibilities in Coming Year Tel Aviv – December 29, 2016 – Essence, a leading provider of IoT, cloud-based connected living solutions, has analyzed activities in the Connected Home market in ...
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Essence Care@Home™ Family Elder Monitoring Technologies Chosen by Medical Guardian

Essence New Smart Alerting Technology includes Fall Detection and Voice Panic Detector Tel Aviv and Philadelphia – October 31, 2016 – Essence’s Care@Home™ Family Home Monitoring system for seniors is to be the core technology powering medical alert company Medical ...
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Essence Smoothes the Way to Smart Home Adoption with New IFTTT Capabilities and Z-Wave+ Connectivity.

Global Smart Home Market Will Hit $130B Annually by 2020. Essence, a leading provider of IoT, cloud-based connected living solutions, has expanded its Smart Living platform, WeR@Home™ by adding IFTTT capabilities and Z-Wave+ certification to meet the significant increase in ...
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Verklizan Expands Support for Essence Care@Home Platform

Delivers Next Generation of Social Alarms and Behavioral Monitoring to Support Senior Independent Living. Essence, a leading provider of IoT, cloud-based connected living solutions, has recently completed full integration of its Care@HomeTM platform for elderly monitoring with Verklizan, a leading ...
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Essence WeR@Home™ Brings Home Management solutions to IFSEC Under the Banner of Unleashing the Potential of the Internet of Things

Tech to be featured in the security exhibition’s new Home Automation zone. Essence, a leading provider of IoT, cloud-based connected living solutions, will be showcasing its WeR@Home Home Management Platform at the upcoming IFSEC International security exhibition in London to ...
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Essence wins ESX Innovation Award in PERS category for the 2nd year running

Affiliated Monitoring Supports Essence PERS Tech Across U.S. Distribution Market. Essence, a leading provider of IoT, cloud-based connected living solutions, announces that it has again won the ESX Innovation award for excellence in the PERS field of personal emergency technologies ...
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Essence Expands Service Provider Smart Home Platforms with Cloud-to-Cloud Integrations

Essence, a leading provider of IoT, cloud-based connected living solutions, has created new service revenue opportunities for operators and service providers with valuable enhancements to its ecosystem. Essence’s WeR@Home Smart Living solution has recently been awarded “Works with Nest” approval, ...
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Who are the Smart Home early adopters? (infographic)

During a study conducted among smartphone owners we identified a key group of early adopters who are potential target customers for Smart Home solutions. This group represents 15% of all smartphone users in the US and 5% in Europe. The ...
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Essence Partners with GetSafe to Bring WeR@Home™ to U.S. Consumers

Essence, a leading provider of IoT, cloud-based connected living solutions, has partnered with GetSafe LLC, a leading home security company, to bring WeR@HomeTM Smart Living solution to U.S. consumers. WeR@Home is a fully integrated, user-friendly system for managing security, safety ...
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Essence Wins Most Innovative Device Solution from the Internet of Things Awards

Essence, a leading provider of IoT, cloud-based connected living solutions, won the Most Innovative Device Solution award for its groundbreaking Care@Home™ from Total Telecom at its Second Annual Internet of Things Awards (IOTA), the first industry award to recognize companies for ...
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Essence Partners with Hills to Deliver Preventative Home Healthcare Solution

Essence, a leading provider of IoT, cloud-based connected living solutions, has partnered with Hills, Australia’s leading medical technology distributor, to offer its Care@Home line of solutions to Australia’s senior population. “The percentage of Australia’s population that’s older than 65 is ...
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Essence Care@Home™ in line for Internet of Things Awards

Following a year of recognition with several industry awards for its WeR@Home™ connected-living, cloud-based solution, Essence’s other flagship product line, Care@Home, is proving its maturity as a market-leading home care solution for the aged by earning its 2nd finalist nomination ...
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Are All Smart Home Consumers Created Equal? (Infographic)

Are all potential Smart Home consumers interested in the same solutions? Do they have the same needs?  How does location impact your offering? How we can we learn from the differences between the American and European consumers? We at Essence ...
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Essence Smart Home Survey- Americans & Europeans Agree: Security is Key

Survey first ever to create comprehensive picture of new IoT marketplace Essence, a leading provider of IoT, cloud-based connected-living solutions, recently surveyed consumers in the United States and Europe to gain insight into their priorities for IoT-based smart home management ...
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Essence Care@Home™ PERS to be Offered as Medical Guardian’s New Service

Medical Guardian, a leading American provider of medical alert services, has selected Essence’s Care@Home™ personal emergency response system (PERS) solution for its new monitoring service. Essence is a leading provider of IoT, cloud-based connected-living solutions. As an IoT pioneer, Essence ...
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Essence and Assa Abloy’s Yale Brand Partner for Enriched Smart Home Offerings.

Essence, a leading provider of M2M, cloud-based connected-living solutions, and Assa Abloy, the global leader in door opening solutions and parent company of Yale, have partnered to combine Essence's state-of-the-art connected home solution - WeR@Home™ with Yale's industry-leading smart locks. "Essence is at ...
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Essence Introduces Apple® Watch App for its WeR@Home™ Connected Home Platform

Essence, leading provider of IoT, cloud-based connected-living solutions, has significantly enhanced the features of its award-winning WeR@HomeTM Multi-service Connected Home platform. WeR@HomeTM is now one of the first Smart Home solutions that lets consumers receive alerts, control their home security, ...
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Care@Home™ winner of ESX 2015 Innovation For Digital Health Award

Essence Care@HomeTM  has won its first industry award, recognized as the winner of ESX 2015 Innovation for Digital Health /Well-Being Systems. ESX (Electronic Security Expo) is the professional security exhibition in the USA bringing together professionals from electronic security and ...
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72% of Households Use Connected Home Services for Real-time Capabilities

Essence, leading provider of IoT, cloud-based connected-living solutions, has analyzed consumer usage of its connected home platform WeR@Home™: 72% of households use connected home services for real-time notification and action. 62% of users remotely manage their home alarms using their ...
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IoT at Home – Saves People Time and Money

Utilizing the Internet of things (IoT) technology, Essence Smart Living platform has enabled service providers worldwide to deliver and enhance people’s lives. This issue is dedicated to analyzing consumers’ usage of their IoT-based connected home services bringing interesting insights on IoT benefits to ...
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IoT Making Things Better – Let’s work together

The Irish group D:Ream predicted in their song back in 1993 that “Things can only get better” (highly recommended uplifting song). Today’s increasing connectivity of things, i.e. the Internet of Things holds the promise of making our world and individual ...
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The Smart Home Promise vs. Reality

We share with you the article that our Head of Marketing, Daniela Perlmutter, has written to inaugurate the newly created Reader Forum of RCR Wireless News. Let’s begin with what we, the industry, accept as a truism: Sometime in the ...
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Essence’s Connected-Living solutions at Mobile World Congress

Internet of things has been the great focus of this Mobile World Congress edition. Obviously, if we speak about Internet of Things or connected living, we are speaking about Essence, the company that brings the IoT into people´s home today ...
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Essence Presents WeR@Home™, the New Home Management Platform, in Italy

Essence, leading provider of M2M, cloud-based connected-living solutions, with more than 20 years of security and safety expertise, is offering WeR@Home™ connected home solution to bring the Internet of Things to the growing customer base of Telecom Italia, the largest communications ...
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Essence is an IoT/M2M Innovation World Cup Finalist

Our award winning Smart Living solution, WeR@Home ™, has been nominated as a finalist for the prestigious IoT / M2M World Cup 2015 in the Connected Home category. This is yet another nomination for a successful product. After being named European ...
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G4S Wins IoT-M2M Evolution Business Impact Award

Above, in the pic, from right to left: Yaniv Amir, President Essence USA; Anders Nissen, Head of Market & Products, G4S Denmark; Barak Madar, Senior Sales Director of EMEA Region, Essence and Carl Ford, CEO & Community Developer Crossfire Media.   The leading global security ...
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Essence: 2014 Was Landmark Year for Internet of Things , 2015 to Continue Trend.

Service providers profit as consumers increasingly embrace the advantages of connected-home solutions. Essence, the leading provider of IoT, cloud-based connected-living solutions, predicts another year of solid growth for the Internet of Things and Smart Solutions for the connected life. “2014 ...
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IoT connecting not only things but also new business models.

The internet of things, in simple words, is the (buzz) term used for describing the hyper connectivity that surrounds us… Regardless of the environment – whether it’s your city, your office, your car, your home or even your ski resort ...
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Essence’s WeR@Home™ Wins Broadband Infovision Award for Best Broadband Home Service Innovation

Essence has won the Broadband Infovision Award for Home Service Innovation for its WeR@HomeTM smart living solution. Essence is the leading provider of IoT, cloud-based connected-living solutions. The award comes on the heels of WeR@HomeTM winning the European Consumer Choice ...
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Essence’s Innovative Version of its Award-winning WeR@HomeTM Creates a 360º Home Management Experience

Enhanced interface and automation deliver Smart Living from any screen combined with service provider tools to enhance profitability Essence, the leading provider of M2M, cloud-based connected-living solutions, announces the launch of the newest version of its smart living solution: WeR@HomeTM ...
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Essence & Verklizan combine forces for superior in-home elder care solution

Verklizan, a leading European provider of emergency call center platforms, has integrated Essence Smart Care – Care@HomeTM solution into its UMO platform for healthcare monitoring. Essence is a global company specializing in cloud-based IoT connected-living technologies, such as home care, ...
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Care@Home™ shortlisted for the Meffys Awards in the mHealth category

In Essence we keep sharing the good news. If just a few days ago WeR@Home™ was awarded European Consumer Choice 2014, now the turn is for another of our products to be in the spotlight. Care@Home™  has been shortlisted as ...
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Protect Australia Selects Essence’s WeR@Home™ to Deliver Complete Connected Life Home Automation and Security Solution

Protect Australia is offering Essence Smart Living – WeR@HomeTM solution as an integral part of its consumer offerings. Protect Australia has been a leader in home security in Australia for the past 25 years. Essence offers cloud-based IoT/M2M connected-living technologies, including professional home ...
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Connected Home: a buzz or a real movement?

Connected home solutions (also called smart home solutions) and products are mushrooming at a pace that resembles the dot-com hype less than twenty years ago. Everybody wants to take a position in the battle for your connected home. Yeah, your ...
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Essence’s WeR@Home™ is European Consumers’ Choice for 2014

The European Consumer’s Choice Award for 2014 has been awarded to Essence for its Smart Living - WeR@HomeTM solution. European Consumers Choice is an independent non-profit organization developed to reward companies for ingenuity of product design, innovation and ease of use ...
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G4S Denmark Selects Essence WeR@Home™ to Offer DIY Smart Home Systems

G4S Denmark, a subsidiary of the world’s leading international security solutions group, has selected Essence’s Smart Living solution - WeR@HomeTM to be able to offer its customers a secure, stable smart home solution. Essence is the leading provider of M2M/Internet ...
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Elkotek Selects Essence’s WeR@Home™ to Drive its Move to Cloud-based Solutions

Elkotek Sikkerhet of Norway & Sweden has selected Essence’s WeR@HomeTM M2M/IoT solution to drive its transition to a cloud-based service provider. Essence is the leading provider of M2M solutions designed to fulfill the One-PlayTM promise of an integrated connected life ...
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Essence M2M Technologies Sees Significant ‎Traction in Q1 2014‎

Essence, the leading provider of M2M, cloud-based connected-living solutions, has closed seven new deals in Europe, APAC, LATAM and Israel over the past three months for its Smart Living and Smart Care offerings. The Smart Living offering - WeR@Home - ...
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Essence supports nonprofit organization LerGO‎

Essence contributes to LerGO, a technology venture with the potential to create a new learning experience for children around the world, as part of its goal toward building a future where technology is a seamless extension of people’s lives, enabling, ...
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Essence announced an agreement with Natali Healthcare Solutions

Essence, the leading provider of M2M connected-living solutions announced an agreement with Natali Healthcare Solutions, the largest health solutions provider in Israel, for Essence’s Care@Home™ to promote senior independence and provide peace of mind to family members. Care@Home™ is a ...
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Security Communication service ‎providers partner with Essence

Essence, the leading connected home solution provider, is introducing together with GulfStream in Russia its simple, branded DIY smart home kit to overcome one of the major obstacles that has prevented communications service providers from offering value added services for ...
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Z-Wave‎®‎ Certification Granted for Essence WeR@Home™ Product Line

Z-Wave® is the leading industry standard for smart home control, with over 1000 certified low power consumption devices. The Z-Wave® extension enables WeR@Home™ to communicate with a variety of connected home devices such as lighting control, thermostats, and door locks ...
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Essence unveils its Next Generation PERS

Essence is pleased to announce the release of its next generation Personal Emergency Response System (PERS), called Care@Home™ PERS.  The Care@Home™ PERS is a home health monitoring system designed for seniors, the chronically ill and adults living with a disability ...
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