MOORPARK, Calif., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ForaCare has designed a new wearable watch that captures measurements from FORA Bluetooth enabled medical devices with the help of RollTech, and the use of their Aster MT2502 system-on-chip (SoC). "We leveraged Mediatek Aster SoC excellent wireless connectivity capability to design a wearable connected health solution for ForaCare. This new development makes uploading data easy for the end-user," said Mrs. Huiling Liu, President and CEO of RollTech Technology Co., Limited.
FORA Connected Health Watch offers more then current wearables in the market. It not only captures data, but also uploads that data to our cloud-based telehealth solution. "It's ability to act as a gateway provides the end-user with complete flexibility for sending vital health data to their healthcare provider. It's a powerful tool that connects healthcare professionals with their patients," said Sophia Wu CEO at ForaCare.
- Captures data - blood glucose, blood pressure, weight, temperature & pulse oximeter
- Activity monitor – track steps, & elevation climbed
- Uploads to the cloud - Using cellular data, the watch is able to transmit the end-user's measurements to a secure web-based site, allowing healthcare professionals to remotely monitor their patients
- Alert messaging – From the cloud, messages like "don't forget to take your medication," can be sent to the watch
- Service Call - Preprogram a specific number, either a loved-one or local care facility. By the touch of a button, the watch is able to a place call to this number.
The FORA Connected Health Watch is an excellent example of an innovative health related device that addresses the need of our aging population around the world. "MediaTek mission is to help people live better through technology. With MediaTek's highly integrated, easy-to-deploy Aster MT2502 SoC and software, customers can rapidly commercialize products," said Mr. YuChuan Yang, Deputy General Manager of Wearables at MediaTek.
The FORA Connected Health Watch is coming Spring 2015.
About ForaCare Inc.
ForaCare, located in Moorpark, California, specializes in diabetes and hypertension management for consumers. We are dedicated to the design and development of accurate and state-of-the-art Bluetooth low energy medical devices. We are a leader in Telehealth solutions with our cloud-based FORA 24/7 HealthView. ForaCare also offers a professional line of devices, which allow healthcare professionals to monitor multiple patients from an all-in-one portable device. For more information visit www.foracare.com or email us at [email protected].
About RollTech Technology Co., Limited
RollTech is a company providing embedded software and value-added service for mobile and wearable and IoT. For mobile phone, RollTech provides Java virtual machine, content distribution platform and applications. For wearable and IoT, RollTech has leading software technology and experience on Mediatek wearable and IoT chipsets, and provides both device side and cloud side software. RollTech cooperates with China manufacturers with product shipment experience in worldwide since 2007. The company offers you the connection to connect to more than 70 ODM/OEMs in China. For more information, please contact [email protected] or visit: www.rolltech.com.tw.
SOURCE ForaCare Inc.