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Former CRN Wireless exec plans mobile PERS venture

March 13, 2013Rich Miller

CENTEREACH, N.Y.—Nicholas Puro, who stepped down as CEO of CRN Wireless in February, is looking into a new venture that would turn traditional personal emergency response systems into a “one-stop shop” for mobile lifestyle monitoring and management.Puro envisions a platform that would reach beyond senior citizens, the typical demographic for PERS, and beyond standard applications. It would blend physical security and home automation with features ranging from slip-and-fall detection...

CRN Wireless, Nicholas Puro, Personal Emergency Response System (PERS)

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AT&T gets into mobile PERS; Puro resigns at CRN Wireless

February 27, 2013Rich Miller

Mobile PERS is fast becoming the land of the giants. AT&T is the latest to get into the game, announcing on Feb. 21 that it will provide the wireless network and location services for Libris, a mobile health management system from Seattle-based Numera Inc. The news follows ADT's announcement in January that it's getting into mobile PERS by partnering with Toronto-based health tech provider Ideal Life. The target market for both ventures is similar: active senior citizens looking for an extra measure...

ADT, AT&T, CRN Wireless, e3 Investment Partners, Ideal Life, Nicholas Puro, Numera, Personal Emergency Response System (PERS), Security Systems News (SSN)

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