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The Hottest Trends at ISC West 2017

The Hottest Trends at ISC West 2017

Last week we were in Las Vegas, attending the International Security Conference & Exposition –ISC West, the largest event in the U.S. for the physical security industry. As always, ISC West –which this year has broken a record of attendance with over 1000 companies exhibiting their latest launches and developments, has offered a unique opportunity ... Read More
 
Home Security and Telecare Merge Through IoT

Home Security and Telecare Merge Through IoT

The home security industry is a well-stablished, mature market in some countries like the US, where it has had a long, stable trajectory for over 30 years. During this time, the market has kept growing steadily, at a single figure rate. Innovation has come over that time, mainly through improvements in motion detection technologies, and ... Read More
 
The Age at Which Users Start to Wear Panic Buttons is Decreasing

The Age at Which Users Start to Wear Panic Buttons is Decreasing

When speaking about PERS tech, the first idea that comes to mind for many people is the traditional panic button, a device that entails a long lasting stigma. It is not unusual for many seniors to refuse to wear them —even after having experienced a fall, as it is associated with negative thoughts such as ... Read More
 
Overcoming the Stigma of Panic Buttons with Smart Alerting

Overcoming the Stigma of Panic Buttons with Smart Alerting

The Medical Alert Systems market, also known as PERS (Personal Emergency Response Systems) has been rapidly changing for the past few years. The revolution in the industry has been so fast that many companies have not been able to keep pace with the times, and general consumers are mostly unaware of their many options, sticking ... Read More
 
Senior Care Innovations at Health Plus Care

Senior Care Innovations at Health Plus Care

For the past two days, and just one week after IFSEC was over, we have been busy attending Health Plus Care in London, one of the largest and most important integrated care conferences in Europe. Health Plus Care aims to bring social care and health professionals together to look for new productive ways of working ... Read More
 
Voice Panic Detection: The Future of PERS

Voice Panic Detection: The Future of PERS

Josh Locke is Director of Sales at Essence USA. He is a Certified Senior Advisor with over 12 years’ experience in the PERS industry.  He has been in the “start-up” side of PERS for nearly all of those years.  In 2013, he was recruited to launch a new mobile PERS into the industry, which was ... Read More