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Camera-based health monitoring

Hanwha Techwin, the manufacturer of Samsung branded video surveillance solutions, has launched, with Oxehealth, a developer of contact-free health monitoring software, a camera-based health monitoring system. Pictured left to right are Mr Cheol Kyo Kim, President & CEO of Hanwha Techwin Co. Limited; and Jonathan Chevallier, CEO at Oxehealth, at the formal partnership signing on April 5.

Mr Cheol Kyo Kim said: “The technology partnership we have formed with Oxehealth is a perfect example of how Hanwha Techwin is delivering against its commitment to provide innovative video surveillance solutions that fulfill real market needs. Combining our award winning open platform cameras that are able to capture superb quality high definition images with Oxehealth software, means that we can provide users with a solution that offers both peace of mind and increased operational efficiency.”

Samsung branded cameras, working with Oxehealth contact-free health monitoring software, lets police, mental health institutions and prisons remotely measure the movement, heart rate and breathing of detainees and patients. The product has been trialled by UK police and mental health bodies. Given the need for early intervention to reduce deaths in custody, Hanwha Techwin and Oxehealth will jointly be globally promoting the product that alerts supervising staff to any sudden change in a detainee’s physiology.

Jonathan Chevallier, CEO at Oxehealth said: “We are delighted to be partnering with Hanwha Techwin: they have an impressive track record of manufacturing robust, high performance video surveillance solutions for demanding mission critical and high security applications. We see them as fantastic Founding Partners in the Oxehealth Partner Network. We are looking forward to working with the Hanwha Techwin team to promote this market leading camera based health monitoring solution to secure room environments, as well as, in the future, exploring the opportunities for the technology in other market sectors.”



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