WALTHAM, Massachusetts, October 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
EarlySense, the market leader in contact-free, health and wellness sensing and analytics, today announced that it has been named by FierceMedicalDevices as one of 2015's Fierce 15 med tech companies, designating it as one of the most promising private med tech companies in the industry.
"It's been a busy and exciting year for EarlySense and we are pleased to receive this prestigious acknowledgement by one of the industry's leading publications," said Avner Halperin, CEO of EarlySense. "This recognition highlights our recent achievements in accelerating the growth of our installed base, as well as gathering and reporting further evidence that clinicians are achieving outstanding patient outcomes with our systems. Additionally, EarlySense and its partners are initiating efforts towards putting our technology in the hands of consumers around the globe."
Each year, FierceMedicalDevices evaluates hundreds of private companies from around the world for its annual Fierce 15 list, which is based on a variety of factors, including strength of technology, partnerships, venture backers and a competitive market position.
Earlier this year, EarlySense secured $28 Million in financing from a round led by Samsung Ventures. The Company also expanded its global footprint, signing a strategic partnership with Mitsui, one of the largest general trading companies in Japan. Additionally, EarlySense achieved regulatory clearance South Korea and signed a leading distributor for the region.
In September, the company launched myEarlySense, its first OEM solution for the digital health consumer market for users to monitor and improve their sleep and overall wellness. The technology has been integrated in Samsung's recently unveiled SleepSense, and Beurer's Sleep Expert 80, with additional partnerships in the works.
The complete list of 2015 "Fierce 15" companies can be found at: http://www.fiercemedicaldevices.com/special-reports/2015-fierce-15
EarlySense is the market leader in contact-free and continuous monitoring for the medical and consumer wellness markets, with a unique sensor that is placed under the mattress and advanced analytics that leverage big data capabilities to provide unique offerings. The company's solutions monitor heart and respiratory rate, as well as movement and sleep. EarlySense's medical solutions for institution and home environments assist clinicians in early detection of patient deterioration and in identifying and preventing potential adverse events such as patient falls and pressure ulcers. EarlySense's wellness solutions facilitate personal wellness and sleep improvement and are a key part of smart home solutions. EarlySense also offers OEM solutions for companies looking to expand their products by providing contact-free and continuous sensing capabilities. The company's international headquarters are in Israel. The US headquarters are in Waltham, MA. The EarlySense Medical Systems are currently installed in hospitals and, rehabilitation centers and homes in USA, Europe, Asia and Australia.
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