The Waltham, Mass.–based company announced Tuesday that is has created a contact-free consumer health monitor that can share information on heart, breathing cycles, stress and sleep indicators with users and their families and caregivers.
The Live by EarlySense is a two-part system that is similar to the EarlySense system that hospitals and clinics in the U.S. have been using. It uses a piezoelectric sensor disk that is placed under the user’s mattress. Vital information is gathered by Live’s smartphone app. The device has the ability to collect real-time vitals including heart rate, heart rate variability, breathing patterns, sleep and motion.