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Nortek Security & Control appoints Chris Hart to regional manager and solution specialist, Health & Wellness

April 22, 2019SSN Staff

CARLSBAD, Calif.—Nortek Security & Control, a global leader in wireless security, home automation, access control, and health and wellness technology, recently appointed Chris Hart as regional manager & solution specialist, Health & Wellness. He is responsible for the sales of Numera healthcare solutions throughout the Central and Western United States and Canada.“Chris is an expert in the health and wellness, telemedicine and telehealth industries,” John Carpenter, vice president...

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Monitoring

Dynamark enters mPERS

June 22, 2016Spencer Ives

HAGERSTOWN, Md.—Dynamark has entered the mPERS space, working with Numera and the Libris device, and introduced a new mPERS program to its dealers.“We've been looking at PERS products for the last several years, really thought there was opportunity in the mobile PERS space for the everyday alarm dealer, but we couldn't find a product that we were really excited about,” Trey Alter, Dynamark president and CEO, told Security Systems News.Alter said that Dynamark has been offering PERS...

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Monitoring

Numera releases new line of wearables

May 16, 2016Spencer Ives

CARLSBAD, Calif.—Numera's new line of wearables is designed to be used by Libris mPERS users when they're áat home.The wearables come in three different form factors: a Fall Detection Pendant; a Convertible Help Button, which can be worn as a pendant or on the wrist; and a Simple Help Button Pendant.The system uses a new Smart Cradle to charge the Libris mPERS device and as a connectivity hub between the Libris mPERS device and the wearables, Anu Herranen, marketing manager for Nortek Security...

mPERS, Nortek Security and Control, Numera, PERS


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Monitoring Matters

Numera releases new wearable line

May 4, 2016Spencer Ives

CARLSBAD, Calif.—Numera this week announced a new selection of wearables to complement its Libris mPERS device while users are at home. The center of this announcement is the new Smart Cradle, which connects the Libris device with the new wearables while charging the mPERS, Anu Herranen, marketing manager for Nortek Security and Control, told SSN. The new wearables include a Fall Detection Pendant, a Convertible Help Button which can be worn as a pendant or on the wrist, and a Simple Help Button...

Anu Herannen, Libris, mPERS, Nortek Security and Control, Numera, Wearables


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General News

Market Trends: The golden years of the PERS market

April 20, 2016Kenneth Z. Chutchian

YARMOUTH, Maine—The users of personal emergency response systems (PERS) are getting younger. They are generally technologically savvy. The technology is getting more advanced. And so monitoring stations, manufacturers and dealers have reasons to believe the golden age of PERS market growth has begun.Except, of course, free markets are ultimately run by people, not data. And people complicate things.The PERS market has the type of demographics that grab the attention of venture capitalists,...

AvantGuard, Brock Winzeler, Bryan Stapp, EssenceUSA, Freeus, Medical Care Alert, mPERS, Nortek Security and Control, Numera, PERS


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Suppliers

Numera releases combination life safety-PERS hub

April 4, 2016Spencer Ives

CARLSBAD, Calif.—Nortek Security and Control on March 31 announced its new Numera Home Safety Hub, an expanded way to monitor the activity levels of PERS users.“Activity is a strong indicator of health and wellness, and that—to measure it accurately in the home—[necessitates] a combination of both passive and active [monitoring],” Tim Smokoff, group vice president of health & wellness, Nortek Security & Control, told Security Systems News.As Smokoff defined it, active...

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Monitoring

Numera expands EverThere offering

January 15, 2016Spencer Ives

LAS VEGAS—EverThere, the activity-tracking platform attached to Numera's Libris mPERS, can now include data from a variety of medical devices, Nortek announced during CES this year.“Beginning here in January, we've turned on the ability to use the Libris device as a health gateway,” Tim Smokoff, group vice president health & wellness, Nortek Security & Control, told Security Systems News.The platform currently supports seven different categories of devices, Smokoff said: glucometers,...

EverThere, Libris, Nortek, Numera, Tim Smokoff


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Monitoring

PERS features debated at AvantGuard summit

October 7, 2015Spencer Ives

PARK CITY, Utah— Attendees debated the demand for “fall detection” in PERS devices at AvantGuard's third PERS Summit, held here last week.The conference featured a panel discussion on fall detection, titled “Fall Detectionů Is it the 'Holy Grail' of PERS?” Representatives from PERS manufacturers Climax, Mytrex and Numera led the presentation.Josh Garner, AvantGuard's CEO, summarized the opinions shared in the session: “Dealers need to have it in their repertoire...

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Numera releases activity tracking platform EverThere

September 30, 2015Spencer Ives

SEATTLE—Numera is rolling out EverThere, a new proactive activity tracking platform attached to its Libris mPERS, allowing users or family members to track activity levels, note trends and set alerts.The EverThere platform offers alerts based on events such as low activity of the mPERS user or the device being left in its charger.“It's about giving information to both the senior and their care providers, family members, neighbors, close, personal friends or a professional health worker—insight...

EverThere, Libris, Nortek, Numera, Tim Smokoff


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Suppliers

Nortek Security & Control buys Numera for mPERS

July 1, 2015Amy Canfield

CARLSBAD, Calif.—Nortek Security & Control has purchased Numera Inc. for a reported $12 million.Numera, based in Seattle with reported net sales of not more than $3 million in 2014, now becomes Nortek's flagship brand in the health and wellness space, Duane Paulson, SVP of product and market development for Nortek Security & Control told Security Systems News.Numera's name and branding will remain the same, he said, and will fall under the Nortek umbrella, which includes 2Gig and Go!Control.Nortek...

Duane Paulson, Nortek, Nortek Security & Control, Numera, Tim Smokoff


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