RAMAT GAN, Israel, November 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
EarlySense, the market leader in contact-free, health and wellness sensing and analytics, announced today that a product powered by EarlySense technology, Samsung SleepSense, has won an International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016 Innovation Award, in the smart home category.
The Samsung SleepSense was developed in partnership with EarlySense and incorporates EarlySense's contact-free sensor technology. Placed under the user's mattress, the solution tracks and provides information on individual's sleep habits and delivers personalized expert tips for sleep improvement directly to the user's smartphone. SleepSense can also connect to smart appliances, allowing users to control air conditioning units or turn off the television when falling asleep, all in an attempt to automatically create an optimal sleeping environment.
"Accurate, contact-free sensing of sleep and vital health parameters opens a multitude of opportunities. The market is hungry for advanced IoT solutions that empower customers to proactively monitor and manage their well-being, in a convenient and non-invasive manner," said Avner Halperin, CEO of EarlySense. "We congratulate Samsung on receiving this important recognition around CES and are proud that our technology is part of this award-winning smart home solution."
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 in USA, Europe, Asia and Australia.
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