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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
 
Personal Emergency Response Systems or Why Panic Buttons Alone Are Not Enough

Personal Emergency Response Systems or Why Panic Buttons Alone Are Not Enough

It’s a fact that world’s population is aging, especially in developed countries. There has never been so many seniors in the world as there are now, and their number keeps growing. In their golden years, older people want to age safely within the comfort of their own home, staying active and maintaining an independent lifestyle ... Read More
 
Essence at Mobile World Congress 2016 — Day 3

Essence at Mobile World Congress 2016 — Day 3

Third day at Mobile World Congress and so far, so good! We are keeping up the hard work at stand E571 (Hall 5!). While our team continues with meetings, appointments and live demos at the booth, we have also been paying attention to what’s been going on at the show grounds. 4 Years From Now —4YFN— is ... Read More
 
How Smart Monitoring Systems Can Help Prevent Falls

How Smart Monitoring Systems Can Help Prevent Falls

Falls are the leading cause of hospitalizations, injury and death among older people. One out of three adults over 65 falls each year, resulting in millions of hospitalizations, costly treatments and painful injuries that may increase the risk of early death. Also, people who have already fallen once, are two to three times more likely ... Read More
 
Living in the ‘sandwich generation’

Living in the ‘sandwich generation’

The alarm clock goes off, you wake up the kids, make breakfast, take them to school, you’re in such a rush you forget your laptop. When you finally arrive to the office, you make a quick call to your elder mom, who’s been feeling a little dizzy lately, and she ... Read More