Skyhook Hybrid Loc Powers Philips Lifeline's Alert System for Seniors



Skyhook Hybrid Loc Powers Philips Lifeline's Alert System for Seniors
At the International CES trade show in Las Vegas Skyhook announced a contract wih Philips Lifeline to power the location technology in the Lifeline GoSafe personal emergency response service (PERS).

Skyhook’s hybrid location service (WiFi, Cell-ID, GPS) will be part of a suite of locating technologies used with the new GoSafe system.

“Accurate location information is of critical value to ensuring the quick dispatch, arrival and delivery of what is often life-saving assistance,” noted Rob Goudswaard, senior director, Global Product and Service Programs, for Philips Home Monitoring. “After reviewing the market, we concluded that Skyhook’s location network and technology capabilities were consistent with our requirements for enabling timely and accurate response.”

Watch below our video interview with Rob Goudswaard:


Wednesday, January 9th 2013


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