The PERS product category is a collection of news, product listings and other resources for security professionals researching Personal Emergency Response Systems.
While the Umbrella mPERS device is perfectly suited for senior care applications, Essence says it can also be used in commerical enterprise security scenarios, such as for lone workers.

Essence unveils 5G mPERS

Jan. 7, 2022
Mobile panic button system to pave the way for company's expansion into commercial enterprise security deployments
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The Ring Always Home Cam is an autonomous flying drone camera that can fly around a home to record incidents or live patrol for other reasons.
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Amazon Brings Sci-Fi Reality to Home Security

Sept. 28, 2021
Product unveiling sheds light on potential disruptive products in the home security, smart home and PERS markets
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Alarms & Monitoring

Freeus acquires FallSafety app suite

Sept. 21, 2021
FallSafety has developed an award-winning suite of apps and services for lone workers, working at height, workplace safety, and personal safety solutions
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Rescu, an app-based mobile PERS solution, was rolled out nationwide earlier this year and enables users to communicate non-verbally with emergency dispatchers.

A new approach to PERS

July 9, 2021
Rescu looks to untether PERS users from hardware via its app-based solution
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Connect America acquires Philips aging and caregiving business

May 11, 2021
Combined business to serve expanded customer base of PERS and senior living subscribers and healthcare providers
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Apple Watch app unveiled for fall detection

Jan. 14, 2021
FallCall Detect combines smart fall detection with a personal emergency response system (PERS)
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Israel-based Essence unveiled 5G-capable PERS and intrusion detection systems at CES 2021.

CES: Essence brings 5G to PERS, intrusion detection

Jan. 13, 2021
Cutting-edge cellular communications technology brings variety of benefits to the product offerings
Home & Away Ultra Pendant And Smartphone App

Medical Care Alert Home & Away ULTRA mPERS from American Response

Designed for lone workers, active seniors, real estate agents, or anyone needing discreet access to emergency services
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Alarms & Monitoring

Private Equity Group partners with parent company of AvantGuard Monitoring and Freeus

July 17, 2020
BV Investment acquires stake in monitoring and PERS providers
A simple yet effective Connected Living kit combines motion detectors with occupancy and/or contact sensors.
Residential Technologies

Beat Social Distancing with Tech

May 11, 2020
A connected living kit that combines sensors and other security technologies may be just what your caregiver customers are looking for
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Vayyar HOME Fall Detection System

Jan. 21, 2020
Technology requires no wearables or buttons, using sensors for detecting falls and identifying intruders and in case of an emergency, calling for help