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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,...

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ESX Panel: To PERS or Not to PERS

July 1, 2015Spencer Ives

BALTIMORE—Monitoring PERS and mPERS is different from monitoring traditional alarms, ESX 2015 panelists said in the “To PERS or Not to PERS” educational session, and those who can't handle all that monitoring PERS entails in-house might be better leaving that the market to central stations that can.Yaniv Amir, president of Essence, Justin Bailey, COO of AvantGuard, and Daniel Oppenheim, VP of Affiliated Monitoring, were the panelists. Joe Miskulin, central station manager for State...

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Essence USA looking beyond the panic button with PERS

June 25, 2014Leif Kothe

HOBOKEN, N.J.—Yaniv Amir, president of Essence USA, believes PERS units need to become smarter, more intuitive and better able to transmit information passively. In short, they need to become less reliant on the human factor that comes with hitting a pendant. Devices best able to accomplish this, he says, will become differentiators for central stations.Essence USA, a developer of security and monitoring solutions based here, recently launched an in-home PERS suite that aligns with Amir's beliefs...

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Customizing PERS to specific health needs

September 11, 2013Leif Kothe

HOBOKEN, N.J.—Essence USA, a manufacturer and developer of security systems and monitoring and health care solutions that is based here, has launched its third-generation PERS product—the EverGuard-Care, a wireless home health monitoring system.The system, now shipping, is designed to be easily customizable for specific health monitoring needs, Yaniv Amir, president of Essence USA, told Security Systems News. A chief advantage of the product is its installation flexibility—no small...

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