10 January 2019
UnaBiz Introduces Family 4.0 at CES 2019
9 January 2019 – UnaBiz, in collaboration with IMT-IPAL, Omate, and LITE-ON, introduces Family 4.0 Initiative at the Consumer Electronics Show, the world’s largest technology tradeshow, held this year in Las Vegas from 8 to 11 January 2019.
The first IoT dedicated network operator in Asia launched the "Family 4.0 Initiative” under ENGIE's Innovation booth at Eureka Park. Dedicating the entire week to "Family", UnaBiz announced 4 essential IoT Sigfox-Ready solutions to equip users with the latest and simplest technologies to ensure Health, Safety and Security of the most vulnerable members of their family - the young and the elderly.
UnaBiz and French-Singaporean lab IPAL Centre national de la recherche scientifique will showcase an Eldercare Smart Monitoring System that consists of lightweight, affordable sensors that can be easily deployed to track the living habits of elderly persons in their respective households. The system incorporates security and measures to alert caregivers to ensure the safety of these senior occupants without impeding on their privacy or independence.
Out of home, UnaBiz collaborates with Omate to launch an affordable and energy efficient smartwatch - the Omate O6S, to further reinforce the health and safety needs of seniors. The pedometer smartwatch boasts an impressive 30-day battery life and can be used to send SOS alerts in the event of emergencies via the UnaBiz network. This allows the wearers loved ones to locate them in real-time via a mobile app. Equipped with a magnetic charger, the Omate O6S is available in Q3 of 2019.
For the young ones, UnaBiz pairs up with LITE-ON to launch a Child Protection Device with an alarm function that allows young children to be located immediately in case of emergency, and a new Consumer GPS tracker the size of a credit card that can be easily inserted into any wallet.
“At UnaBiz, family always comes first. In this digital age, we want to pursue an inclusive society for both the young and the elderly, where the vulnerable do not get left behind. As an IoT operator, we believe our role is to empower IoT with the right purpose. Together with our ecosystem partners, we are trying to slowly, but surely, change the world, and the first step is to bring peace of mind to you and your loved ones." said Henri Bong, CEO and co-founder of UnaBiz.
UnaBiz is an end-to-end Internet of Things (IoT) solutions company and the first IoT dedicated network operator to roll out a nationwide network in Asia. UnaBiz envisions a closely connected world powered by simple lightweight solutions that can help every person and every organization on the planet live smarter, simpler. The company’s mission is to enable massive IoT with affordable, energy efficient, and easy to deploy solutions in key verticals such as aerospace, facilities management, F&B, healthcare, logistics, supply chain, and smart cities. UnaBiz raised more than US$10 million in its Series A funding in 2018.
Institut Mines-Telecom (IMT), member of IPAL Lab., is a public institution dedicated to higher education, research and innovation in engineering and digital technologies. The institution is under the authority of the French Minister for Industry and Electronic Communication. The academic team combines scientific experts from the research community and the healthcare sector both in France and in Singapore.
In the framework of this project, IMT associated with NUS (National University of Singapore), has a strong AI, IoT and Data analytics expertise applied to digital health in both research with international collaborations, education for teaching activities, and innovation working closely with industry. This project is part of the SILVER research program (Singapore Innovative Living Environment) being developed under the coordination of Mounir Mokhtari in Singapore, in close collaboration with NUS, Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), local governmental agencies (National Research Foundation, A*STAR, Ministry of Health, Housing Development Board, etc.) and hospitals (Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, National University Hospital, etc.).”
Omate is the brand of Omahome a hardware and software design company with significant expertise in smart wearable technology and IoT. Since inception in 2013, Omahome has quickly established its global market leadership in the standalone telecom wearable industry and brand recognition with Omate. Omahome is the sole partner of Omate wearables. Omahome has established partnerships with some of the largest telecare, security and insurance companies in the World. Omahome provides tools from design to engineering to companies interested in developing wearable technologies, activity data and relevant analytics.evant analytics.
About LITE-ON Technology Corp.
LITE-ON is the first technology company listed in Taiwan and accredited “Top 100 Global Technology Leaders” by Thomson Reuters in 2018. The company has been steadily continuing its foray into five key IoT application fields, including cloud computing, LED and outdoor lighting, automotive electronics, industrial automation and smart healthcare.