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Services is the Smart Home Business Opportunity in Europe

Services is the Smart Home Business Opportunity in Europe

The smart home market is becoming a reality and allowing its proponents to build a safer and more comfortable space to live in. The multitude of devices and technologies also bring many new business opportunities that smart organizations can leverage. An important part of this opportunity stems from the general shift from a goods based ... Read More
 
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 and Aging in Place – The ‘Voice First’ Trend

AI and Aging in Place – The ‘Voice First’ Trend

The applications of artificial intelligence to enhance humans’ life open a vast array of opportunities available to those who have the foresight to begin to venture down that path. Looking at the aging population trends in European countries, North America, Japan or China, we can easily conclude that one of the biggest challenges governments are ... Read More
 
Leveraging Voice Control in The Connected Living Industry – Creating Value for Customers and Service Providers

Leveraging Voice Control in The Connected Living Industry – Creating Value for Customers and Service Providers

Over the past year, voice recognition has shifted from being a rising trend to an industry standard in the connected living space. In words of Lisa Chesters, from Sigma Designs, it’s been “a serious game-changer” which is helping the market expand beyond early adopters and reach mass adoption. And there is a reason for this: ... Read More
 
PCMag Chooses Essence Partners as Two of the Best Medical Alert Systems of 2017

PCMag Chooses Essence Partners as Two of the Best Medical Alert Systems of 2017

Essence’s platforms deliver best-of-breed senior care. Essence, a leading provider of connected living solutions, is proud to announce that two of its partners were selected in the top 5 of PCMag’s listing of Best Medical Alert Systems for 2017. Essence’s Care@Home solutions are designed to promote senior independence while providing peace of mind to their ... Read More