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Wearable seizure alert

Discussion in 'Wear Os' started by Jamieww, Aug 22, 2017.

  1. Jamieww

    Jamieww Lurker
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    Hi,

    Anyone know of a wearable that has a seizure Alert function (Empatica- Embrace) that can notify by text GPS coordinates to more than one receiver..... without a monthly subscription..

    The wearable would be Bluetooth connected to a mobile.... or if able it's own sim.  .
    The wearable would need gyro & heartbeat sensors preferably.
    Thanks
     



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  2. The_Chief

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    That's a really good idea! I'm not familiar with one, but it's a phenomenal concept. The issue is: without a monthly subscription, how would the company pay the ongoing expenses of server space, bandwidth and program updates? They probably want to eat too, you know...
     
  3. Jamieww

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    If the app was paid for, but the text was via Bluetooth connected mobile or a SIM in the wearable, then there wouldn't need to be any server side communications..  just direct wearable sensors & app that notify via text.. with the current ones it's £250 min for a watch & £20 / month... out of the reach of most with disabilities like epilepsy... it already costs a fortune to have a normal bed alarm for night time... decent ones over £1k.. but not wearable..
     
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