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Azena to showcase specialized platform for patient bed fall prevention and other analytics for healthcare at FIME 2022

  • AI-enabled smart cameras offer real-time detection and staff notifications of patients that show signs of falling out of their bed
  • Azena application platform for smart cameras uses Artificial-Intelligence enabled analytics to optimize healthcare processes and patient care
  • Azena will be exhibiting with technology partner DARVIS to live demonstrate the bed fall prevention application at booth #R87

 


PITTSBURGH, PA – 25 July, 2022 – Azena has announced that it will be showcasing its platform for specialized video analytic applications - including patient bed fall prevention and other healthcare analytic applications at the Florida International Medical Expo (FIME) in Miami Beach, Fl, July 27 - 29, 2022. The Azena platform and apps can be used to detect and help mitigate patient falls by identifying the presence of behavioral and environmental hazards within a healthcare facility.


AI-enabled video analytic applications for healthcare operations are offered as part of the Azena open application store for smart cameras. Analytic capabilities include a groundbreaking bed fall prevention app from DARVIS which monitors and analyzes patient behavior to determine whether a patient is at risk for falling out of their hospital bed. The app uses a 4-step monitoring logic and creates alerts for hospital staff that notifies in instances of abnormal movement, upright seating, an exposed limb, or a fall.


The benefits of the app are timely given the labor shortages in healthcare facilities and ongoing hospital crowding related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The use of AI eliminates the risk of human error in these settings and enables increased efficiency for hospital staff.

 

"Healthcare facility staff are tasked with the great responsibility of keeping patients healthy and safe and are balancing a number of priorities each day,” said Fabio Marti, VP of Marketing, Azena. “Innovative solutions for operational efficiency brought to market by AI-enabled video analytics are changing the game for medical staff, who can now benefit from spending more time on what matters most ‒ patient care.”

 

In addition to bed fall prevention, Azena solutions for healthcare facilities can streamline operations by tracking medical tools or increase efficiency by offering insights into how to reduce waiting time and improve patient intake in emergency departments by detecting issues with vehicle and patient traffic flow. Hospitals and healthcare facilities can also be assured that these use cases are in compliance with HIPAA and GDPR regulations.

 

FIME is the Americas' leading medical trade fair and exhibition, gathering thousands of medical device and equipment manufacturers and suppliers, dealers, distributors and other healthcare professionals from across the United States, Central, South America and the Caribbean.  

 

Learn more about Azena, its Application Store, and the benefits of its platform here at www.azena.com.

 

DARVIS is a productivity as a service platform that uses AI and computer vision to provide ultimate visibility. Using a camera infrastructure, we are able to convert images captured into real time data, adding a layer of intelligence into object location and status. This provides unique insights into areas of interest - enabling companies to automate, document and predict efficient flows of staff, equipment and processes.

 

For press enquiries:

Carolin Lopatka, Azena

Mobile +1 312 502-2214

Carolin.Lopatka@mail.azena.com

 

Andrea Gural, Eclipse Media Group on behalf of Security and Safety Things

Mobile +1 207 233 7507

agural@eclipsemediagroup.net

 

Azena

Azena operates an open IoT platform that connects camera manufacturers, SoC providers, application developers, VMS providers, and systems integrators. Its goal is to accelerate the speed of innovation for security cameras and applications that make use of AI and computer vision. To achieve this, the company offers a free and open operating system for security cameras, a development tool kit for app developers and a device management portal as well as an application store for integrators. Azena is headquartered in Munich, Germany and has been on the market since September 2018.

Azena and BOSCH

Security and Safety Things GmbH, the legal company behind Azena, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH and is part of Bosch’s strategic development of new digital growth markets. In the future, Azena wants to continuously accelerate the expansion of its global ecosystem through external partners.

Bosch Group (Robert Bosch GmbH)

As a leading IoT company, the Bosch Group offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected manufacturing. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to deliver innovations for a connected life. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiary and regional companies in 60 countries

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