guard2me tracking system well received at the Mobile World Congress

The system that helps locate dementia patients was awarded again in Barcelona

Barcelona (Spain)/Adliswil (Schweiz), February 27th, 2014. The guard2me© system from LOSTnFOUND captures the spirit of the times and achieves great attention during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. In addition, the product obtained the „Envisioneering Innovation & Design Award” during the show.

With its tracking system for dementia patients, LOSTnFOUND contributes the trend towards smaller and portable mobile devices. With intelligent features such as combined tracking via GPS and the mobile network, the reporting of falls or the display of medical data, the user receives a real added value. This means that patients with dementia regain more freedom, and caregivers and family members are being relieved. The good response from the exhibition visitors shows, that products like guard2me© convince the public: On the Mobile World Congress LOSTnFOUND recorded a very great interest. Numerous media representatives and potential customers from the industry gave the tracking device including app or web portal much attention. In addition, the system has been awarded a further price : Besides the “Innovations 2014 Design and Engineering Award” from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas guard2me© received in Barcelona the Envisioneering Innovation & Design Award.

The system, which was especially developed to support dementia patients, consists of three main components: a GPS watch with embedded tracking device and SIM card and a web portal or app for smartphones. The location of the wearer of the watch is tracked via GPS and then transmitted to the web portal via the mobile network. The current position can be shown on a digital map (Google maps). As a special feature, the system can track the wearer even when he/she is indoors. An intelligent sensor integrated into the watch recognizes when the wearer has fallen and immediately sends a text message to the caregiver. The guard2me©-watch is also equipped with an SOS button. guard2me© will be available on the market from early March 2014.

About LOSTnFOUND: The company LOSTnFOUND AG, LOSTnFOUND (Deutschland) GmbH, LOSTnFOUND (France) SAS und LOSTnFOUND (Polska) sp. z.o.o specializes in intelligent solutions for the protection, monitoring and retrieval of property – from the securing and identification of mobile devices to online tracking of vehicles and technical equipment. LOSTnFOUND developed the first solution in this area in 2007 and is one of the leading suppliers in this market. The company, which has offices in Germany, Austria, France, Poland, Italy, and Switzerland, has agreements with more than 75 network suppliers and offers all solutions with individual SIM cards. The solutions already work in more than 145 countries.

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