EarlySense

By Jonah Comstock June 1, 2016
Ramat Gan, Israel-based EarlySense, which makes a passive and contactless bedside monitor that continuously measures respiration rate, heart rate, and motion, has raised $25 million in new funding in a round led by Bank Hapoalim, Israel’s largest bank. Pitango Venture Capital, JK&B Capital, and other previous investors also contributed to the round. “We are experiencing exponential growth in...
By Jonah Comstock September 2, 2015
Israel-based EarlySense has announced its first direct-to-consumer product: a sleep monitoring device called myEarlySense. Samsung will directly market a version of the device called Sleep Sense. The device will be available in South Korea by year-end with other regions to follow, the company told MobiHealthNews. MK News reports a price point around $169. “Building upon the success of our contact...
By Jonah Comstock January 20, 2015
EarlySense, an Israeli company which makes a passive and contactless bedside monitor that continuously measures respiration rate, heart rate, and motion, has raised $20 million, with $10 million constituting a strategic investment from Samsung. Welch Allyn, which licenses EarlySense's sensor, also contributed, as did other existing investors Pitango Venture Capital, JK&B, Proseed and Noaber...
By Jonah Comstock July 3, 2014
Waltham, Massachusetts-based EarlySense, which makes a passive and contactless bedside monitor that continuously measures respiration rate, heart rate and motion, has received a new FDA clearance for a sensor designed to work with not a bed, but a chair. "Medical institutions have often expressed the need for automatic sensing in chairs," Avner Halperin, CEO of EarlySense, said in a statement. "...
By Aditi Pai May 6, 2014
Weilos The digital health market is growing. Funding for digital health companies reached nearly $700 million in the first quarter of 2014, and grew 87 percent compared to the first quarter of 2013, according to a report from Rock Health. Along the way, digital health startups have reorganized, rebranded, and shifted focus to meet the needs of their customers or to meet the needs of a new...
By Brian Dolan January 13, 2014
This month the FDA cleared the second generation of Waltham, Massachusetts-based EarlySense's passive and contactless bedside monitor, which continuous measures respiration rate, heart rate and motion. Among the changes to the system are more sophisticated management tools to help administrators better measure and track quality goals. "One of the very strong attributes of our technology and...
By Jonah Comstock November 12, 2012
EarlySense, Inc., an Israeli-based company with a U.S. subsidiary in Waltham, MA, announced a $15 million funding round today. The $15 million brings the company's total funding to $46 million, CEO Avner Halperin told MobiHealthNews. EarlySense manufactures under-mattress sensors and remote monitoring systems for patient beds. EarlySense monitoring is wireless and contact-free; no sensors are...

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