The V.ALRT personal emergency alert device was created to provide piece of mind, so help can be summoned with a press of button, anytime, anywhere. Time is so critical in emergency situations and the V.ALRT reduces the number of steps to send a message from five to one.
The V.ALRT is a small wearable device (about the size of five quarters stacked) that can be carried discreetly in a pocket or bag, worn on the wrist with the included band or around the neck as a pendant.
It sends personalized text messages, phone calls, or location information (with GPS on) to three pre-selected contacts. It uses Bluetooth SMART (4.0 LE) technology that connects to a free companion mobile app, provided by VSN Mobil (Android and iOS).
Who needs V.ALRT?
- Those exercising alone: acts as a mobile panic button if injured or trouble arises
- Independent Living Elderly: Fall Detection Mode utilizes multi-axis accelerometer, automatically notifying contacts if a fall is detected
- New college students: walking alone through campus at night can be an uneasy experience, offers an extra layer of assurance (just like Blue Light phones/stations, but always with you!)
- School Kids: alert to school emergencies/incidents discretely and quickly
- Special Needs Kids: kids with medical conditions can stay connected to mom/dad/healthcare professionals
Perfect for families out in busy public areas such as amusement parks or shopping malls, parents can give their children a V.ALRT™ and it will sound an alarm if they wander too far from the parent’s smartphone (75 ft. indoors/300 ft. outdoors). Also, for tweens or teens it simplifies checking in with parents, reducing the process of sending a text to mom/dad from seven or eight steps, to just one – so now they have no excuse not to!!
As a parent of an autistic child, there is also an additional worry of flight as many autistic children have a strong tendency to flee. Those who are more severely autistic, and those on the non verbal portion of the spectrum will have increased difficulty getting aid to return to their families. This device allows parents and other caregivers, a warning when they are leaving a certain distance from the phones. This means that once the wearer gets more than 75ft away indoors or 300ft away outdoors, the phone sends out an alert giving parents and caregivers time to quickly locate the person before they can get out of reach.