Press Release – Paris, France & San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy – 27th February 2023
PNeUS Company srl, is an Italian company focused on promoting digitization and automation in the healthcare and other sectors using innovative technologies, teamed up with Abeeway, a subsidiary of Actility specialized in low-power geolocation, to develop a project that aims to test an IoT-based digital transformation model in the healthcare industry to support risk management and prevention in care and assistance processes.
The project aims improving monitoring of patients, assets, and having more effective communication amongst coworkers, thanks to the implementation of Abeeway tracking solutions. PNeUS set up a full-scale demonstration laboratory at the Villa Anna private nursing home in San Benedetto del Tronto in Italy.
Over 250 devices were deployed during trail phase and were distributed throughout the building. The introduction of the Abeeway Micro Tracker, a compact and user-friendly device, has replaced the use of smartphones, which were discouraged due to hygiene concerns. The implementation of this device has scientifically decreased the time required to help and the impact of accidents and adverse events on patients and facility operations.
With the “Find-me” feature, medical staff can quickly locate patients who need to be monitored while having freedom of movement, in case they find themselves in a critical state. By obtaining the patient’s consent, the nurses can locate them at any time within the facility using this device.
In general, nursing staff spends a significant amount of time in their daily work searching for medical equipment. Because of the use of Abeeway’s devices, the staff can efficiently find the assets and increase productivity, ultimately lowering the establishment’s costs.
The asset tracking feature of Abeeway Compact Tracker made it simple to locate medical equipment with just a few clicks on the dashboard, which is especially useful in emergency situations. The solution’s “geo-fencing” feature alerts personnel if the medical equipment leaves a predetermined area, lowering the risk of theft.
Abeeway long-autonomy devices allow continuous usage for months and years thanks to LoRaWAN® connectivity. The devices work both indoors and outdoors thanks to their multi-technology geolocation system, integrating GPS, Abeeway’s patented Low-Power GPS, WiFi Sniffing, Bluetooth Low Energy & Bluetooth LE Beaconing feature for precise indoor tracking.
When using Abeeway trackers to track people and assets, LoRaWAN® is a very effective connectivity solution. LoRaWAN® is perfect for IoT applications since it has long-range and low-power characteristics. By enabling seamless connectivity for the IoT devices, this technology makes it possible to continuously monitor in real-time the whereabouts and condition of both people and assets.
Additionally, LoRaWAN® offers strong security capabilities for applications like healthcare where data security and privacy are crucial. A cost-effective and long-lasting solution, LoRaWAN® enables Abeeway trackers to be installed in big facilities without the need for a complicated network infrastructure. The low-power consumption of LoRaWAN® also ensures that the trackers have a long battery life, reducing the need for frequent maintenance. All in all, LoRaWAN® is an excellent choice for businesses looking to implement a reliable and secure tracking system for people and assets.
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PNeUS company srl is an innovative startup that aims to operate end-to-end in the field of innovative technologies. Pneus’ mission is to design, build, and manage complex technological infrastructures that interoperate with advanced service systems and networks of IoT and IoMT sensors, while promoting the digitization and automation of processes in the healthcare sector.
Actility is the world leader in Low-Power Wide-Area Networks (LPWAN) industrial-grade connectivity solutions for the Internet of Things. Actility provides its ThingPark™ platform and network technology to deploy, operate and maintain public and private wireless IoT networks within a unified, scalable and versatile network infrastructure. The vast majority of nationwide LoRaWAN® network service providers (over 50) and hundreds of enterprises trust ThingPark™ all over the world. Through its subsidiary Abeeway, Actility also provides patented ultra-low power tracking solutions. ThingPark Market offers the largest selection of interoperable IoT gateways, devices and applications to simplify and accelerate deployment of numerous use cases.
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Abeeway is a global provider of innovative IoT tracking systems and the industry leader in low-power indoor and outdoor fused geolocation. Abeeway offers the most energy-efficient, reliable and flexible geolocation solutions using unique tracking devices and a smart multi-technology location system optimized for long-range and low-power-consumption leveraging LoRaWAN ® connectivity. Abeeway devices are available on ThingPark Market .