Semtech’s LoRa Technology Locates and Actively Monitors Residents with Dementia
CareBand strives to eliminate loss of life and reduce injuries due to dementia-related wandering, while enhancing quality of life through proactive diagnostic technology. The device provides real-time monitoring, long-lasting battery, advanced analytics and insights into resident behavior, and intentional design that blends into the environment. The CareBand device is currently implementing trials in Chicago and expected to be broadly available by mid-2018.
“With my father’s work in geriatric medicine and the power of smart technology, I started CareBand with the vision of keeping seniors safe and providing peace of mind for families and caregivers,” said Adam Sobol, CEO and founder of CareBand. “Semtech’s LoRa Technology allows CareBand to keep residents safe and secure in the least restrictive manner possible so seniors are able stay independent and walk around–even outside.”
“CareBand provides elderly care facilities with a reliable, flexible tracking solution to keep residents safe while allowing caregivers and families a peace of mind,” said Vivek Mohan, Director, Wireless and
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Semtech’s LoRa devices and wireless radio frequency technology is a widely adopted long-range, low-power solution for IoT that gives telecom companies, IoT application makers and system integrators the feature set necessary to deploy low-cost, interoperable IoT networks, gateways, sensors, module products, and IoT services worldwide. IoT networks based on the LoRaWAN™ specification have been deployed in over 45 countries and Semtech is a founding member of the LoRa Alliance™, the fastest growing
CareBand, headquartered in Chicago, started its company with the vision of keeping seniors safe and providing peace of mind for families and caregivers. CareBand is well supported by expert engineers, medical directors with years of clinical knowledge, and a team of experienced entrepreneurs. CareBand’s product is designed to empower elderly with dementia and caregivers. For more information, visit www.carebandremebers.com.
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