Articles on "Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS)"

July 25, 2012 3:59 pm

Launch of new Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) Announced

SafetyCare is very excited to announce the launch of EMTWatch, a revolutionary Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) for anyone who lives alone, and lives with a medical condition or needs special assistance. It is a stylish, discrete transmitter that can be worn as a wristwatch or a pendant, and works in tandem with a base station with a 350 ft in-home range. It connects you or your loved one with a certified Emergency Medical Technician in a matter of seconds, […]

April 2, 2012 5:47 pm

People on the Move – AFrame Digital Wins NIH Telehealth Grant

AFrame Digital announced today that the National Institute on Aging, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), awarded the company a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant. The more than $1 million grant supports a two-year study to evaluate the use of novel mobile technologies to improve remote health and wellness monitoring of seniors. The project will monitor 90 adults, aged 65 years and older (including 60 with congestive heart failure), for six months each.  The research will […]

January 18, 2012 7:42 pm

Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) Awards Funding for Continuous Fall Risk and Activity Monitoring System

AFrame Digital, Inc., a research, design, and manufacturing firm in the forefront of mobile health monitoring services, is the recipient of a financial award from Virginia’s Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) managed by the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT).  The award will be used to support the company’s continued research and development of mobile sensing technologies that increase access to health care and reduce costs. The award supplements a Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) grant received by the company from […]