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From Panic Button To Advanced PERS solutions: Providing An Extra Layer Of Care

From Panic Button To Advanced PERS solutions: Providing An Extra Layer Of Care

When an elderly or an ill person is home alone and they required emergency for any reason, effective communication with their monitoring center is crucial for their safety. For this reason Wilhelm Hormann invented the first Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) back in the 1970s, which went public in the early 1980s and won the ... Read More
 
Connectivity and the LTE PERS

Connectivity and the LTE PERS

The connectivity of a Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) is in continuous evolution.

The connectivity of a Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) is in continuous evolution. It has matured from all standard landline phone-based to cellular-based technology, which only became industry relevant about 10 years ago. Cellular connectivity in the PERS industry is used with in-home as well as mobile systems alike, commonly referred to as “mPERS”. It ... Read More
 
AI in Service of the Elderly- Making Aging Easier, A Round up of Essence’s Meetup Event

AI in Service of the Elderly- Making Aging Easier, A Round up of Essence’s Meetup Event

Last Sunday, at The Media Innovation Lab (miLAB), a leading research & prototyping academic lab at IDC Herzliya, Essence, Aging2.0 and Mediterranean Towers Ventures hosted a Meetup to discuss how innovative Artificial Intelligence and robotics technologies that are available in the market today can help improve senior care and make aging easier. Dov Sugarman, the representative in Israel of Aging2.0 —a ... Read More
 
FocusCura Adds Essence Care@Home™ Solutions to Its Healthcare Offerings

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 to its offerings. FocusCura plans to market them in the Netherlands, Belgium, and other EU ... Read More
 
<span id='event-date' style='font-size: 18px'>October 16 , 2017 – October 17, 2017.</span><br>Essence at International Technology Enabled Care Conference 2017

October 16 , 2017 – October 17, 2017.
Essence at International Technology Enabled Care Conference 2017

We are pleased to announce that Essence will be exhibiting at TSA´s International Technology Enabled Care Conference 2017 on October 16-17, presenting the awarded Care@Home™ Platform and our Smart Alerting Solutions. Essence’s award-winning Care@Home Multi-Service Platform is an Aging-in-Place product suite that offers seamless home care monitoring indoors and outdoors, allowing independence for seniors and ... Read More
 
Top 5 Ways Your Smart Home Can Help You Protect the Elderly

Top 5 Ways Your Smart Home Can Help You Protect the Elderly

We’ve talked before about the ‘sandwich generation’—adults who have to simultaneously take care of their aging parents and deal with other responsibilities like work and raising their own children. This is a consequence of increasing life expectancy in developed countries, and the wish of the elderly to stay independent and continue to live in their ... Read More