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Nortek Grows mPERS Business With Numera Acquisition

Personal emergency response system (PERS) provider Nortek Security & Control (formerly Linear), has acquired Numera, maker of cellular-enabled health and wellness systems including fall detection and telehealth.


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Personal emergency response system (PERS) provider Nortek Security & Control (formerly Linear), has acquired Numera, maker of cellular-enabled health and wellness systems including fall detection and telehealth. Julie Jacobson · July 01, 2015

Two elderly residents living in the same senior apartment complex in Pewaukee, Wis., have each received bills of more than $7,000 for false fire alarms. The 88-year-old woman has filed a lawsuit against the village to get the bill thrown out, while the 86-year-old man refuses to pay the fee. SSI Staff · April 21, 2015

Consolidation of Securus GPS and Zoombak strengthens BrickHouse Security as a leading GPS provider. SSI Staff · March 12, 2015

Freeus is a new sister company to wholesale alarm monitoring provider AvantGuard Monitoring. SSI Staff · March 03, 2015

If security system integrators are offering mobile personal response systems (mPERS) to their clients, they need to be aware of the laws that require the safeguarding of personal medical information, specifically HIPAA Security, Privacy and Breach Notification Rules. Ken Kirschenbaum · November 18, 2014

There is increase on the demand for personal emergency response systems (PERS). Get the inside track on the very specific business, marketing and response needs required by this growing product offering. By Al Colombo · October 28, 2014

As part of the agreement, ADT is taking a minority ownership stake in the company through a $25 million investment, leading a $50 million Series C financing for Life360. SSI Staff · May 13, 2014

Bay Alarm Medical, a provider of home medical alert systems, has introduced a new GPS-equipped mobile medical alert system that uses the AT&T cellular network. The GPS Mobile Help Button offers GPS tracking and one-button calling to the company’s monitoring center. SSI Staff · May 13, 2014

Alarm.com, a provider of connected home and interactive services, will showcase a new platform to enhance independent living at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). January 05, 2014

Ken Kirschenbaum answers questions about offering personal emergency response systems (PERS) nationally. By Ken Kirschenbaum · December 02, 2012




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