TEL AVIV, Israel and LJUBLJANA, Slovenia, March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Care@Home headlines Slovenian IoT services
Essence SmartCare (part of the Essence Group), a leading provider of IoT, cloud-based connected living solutions, and Telekom Slovenije have announced they are partnering to offer Essence's award-winning Care@Home aging-in-place solutions to the Slovenian market, giving seniors the independence and security they seek.
Telekom Slovenije, a leading communications service provider in Slovenia is committed to leading the way in IoT, offering valuable new services to its expanding customer base. It works directly with municipalities and insurance companies to facilitate adoption of critical new services to improve citizens' quality of life.
"Partnering with Essence is part of our ongoing commitment to deliver the most cutting-edge, highest value services to our customers," said Peter Pustatičnik, MS, Head of eHealth and eCare in Telekom Slovenije. "In today's market, we need to provide high value through continuous innovation, so we've added Care@Home to reinforce our mission to help healthcare and long-term care providers improve the lives of the senior population and their families and expand our customer base."
Essence has been a leader in the IoT/M2M market for 23 years. With Essence SmartCare's Care@Home solutions, they address the needs of an aging population. These solutions self-learn behavioral patterns and provide real-time analysis and reporting of notable events and anomalies to healthcare providers and family members to prevent emergency situations. The platform includes Smart Alerting devices, such as a Voice Panic Detector and the EP Active Fall Detector, that allow seniors intelligent ways to receive quick assistance.
The full range of Care@Home elderly monitoring solutions ensure that emergency alerts will be responded to quickly and other minor and potentially major health incidents will be reported to family, doctors, and/or monitoring companies. All Essence systems are scalable and can include a variety of other safety and security applications.
Essence's other flagship platform, WeR@Home, a complete home safety, security and management platform is being used at operators around the world to supplement their traditional offerings.
"IoT is becoming a major focus for operators and service providers, opening new markets and increasing revenue streams," said Dr. Haim Amir, founder, CEO and chairman of the board of Essence. "What makes our agreement with Telekom Slovenije unique is that they are launching their IoT commitment by addressing a critical need to provide peace of mind to seniors, their children, and supportive community. Our Care@Home technologies help forward-thinking partners like Telekom Slovenije have a solid base toward offering future services."
Essence is a global IoT provider of scalable, cloud-based connected-living solutions for security, communication, and healthcare service providers. Over the past 23 years, Essence has built an impressive installed base, with more than 18 million products deployed and used by Tier-1 service providers worldwide. Essence is committed to developing and supporting solutions that both enhance partners' businesses and enable people to live fuller and better lives. Essence has won several distinguished industry awards over the past year, garnering recognition by both the consumer and business markets, including the ESX Innovation Award for Care@Home and Care@Home VPD, European Consumers Choice Award, Telecom Broadband Infovision Award, IoT Business Impact Award, and others.