BeClose.com Delivers Industry’s First Easy-to-Use Remote Caregiving System with Two-Way Voice and Data Connectivity

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Solution Leverages Robust T-Mobile Network for Real-time Monitoring and Notification

Competitive solutions are reliant upon traditional phone lines or broadband to connect their remote caregiving systems

BeClose.com, a leading provider of remote caregiving systems, today announced that its wireless home monitoring solution leverages the nationwide network of T-Mobile USA, Inc. for both real-time data transmission and two-way voice connectivity.

On average, assisted living facilities in America can cost $200 per day and full-time in-home nursing can cost thousands per month. As an alternative, for as little as $1.50 per day, customers can install a simple customizable system of unobtrusive, wireless sensors that transmit information to BeClose.com. Then, caregivers can log in to a secure web dashboard that monitors daily activities and provides real-time alerts via email, text message and automated voice calls. Further, when the resident presses a panic button, a two-way voice call is initiated with the BeClose 24/7 central station partners over the T-Mobile network, whereby emergency responders can be dispatched as needed.

“Competitive solutions are reliant upon traditional phone lines or broadband to connect their remote caregiving systems,” says Liddy Manson, President of BeClose.com. “This approach could be shortsighted as traditional phone lines increasingly are being replaced by VoIP and mobile phones, and broadband connections are prone to interruptions and rarely have battery back-up. With the real-time, always-on BeClose wireless monitoring system powered by the T-Mobile network, customers have the peace of mind that their loved one is going through their daily routines successfully.”

“Unique telehealth systems, like that offered by BeClose.com, are becoming increasingly important for those individuals that require monitoring, but desire continued independence,” said John Horn, National Director of M2M at T-Mobile USA. “We expect telehealth solutions like this one to contribute significantly to the growth of connected devices over the coming years.”

A key aspect of the BeClose system is its dedicated, real-time cellular channel to the home, which allows for additional customer savings. Not only are competitive alternatives more expensive on a standalone basis, but they also typically require the installation of a broadband connection or a second phone line, something the BeClose solution does not need.

Availability
This service is available today. Please visit http://www.beclose.com or call 866/574-1784 to order a system.

About BeClose.com
BeCloseTM is a breakthrough remote home monitoring system designed to allow people to age in place independently while giving their family members and caregivers the peace of mind of knowing that they’re safe. The system of wireless sensors is fully customizable and tech-friendly. The system is based on a research and development partnership with Alarm.com, the nation’s leading in-home wireless monitoring system, serving more than 500,000 homes and businesses nationwide. By leveraging the patented Alarm.com technology platform, BeClose can scale usage on a proven system that processes more than 25 Million security and safety events every month. BeClose headquarters are outside of Washington, DC. For more information, visit http://www.beclose.com

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