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KYTERA COMPANION

Disrupting the elderly home care with contextual analysis software

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Project "KYTERA COMPANION" data sheet

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Coordinator
KYTERA TECHNOLOGIES LTD 

Organization address
address: HAMADA 4
city: YOKNEAM ILLIT
postcode: 2066718
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 Coordinator Country Israel [IL]
 Project website http://www.kyteratech.com/
 Total cost 71˙429 €
 EC max contribution 50˙000 € (70%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.2.1.1. (INDUSTRIAL LEADERSHIP - Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies - Information and Communication Technologies (ICT))
2. H2020-EU.2.3.1. (Mainstreaming SME support, especially through a dedicated instrument)
 Code Call H2020-SMEINST-1-2016-2017
 Funding Scheme SME-1
 Starting year 2018
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2018-02-01   to  2018-05-31

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# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    KYTERA TECHNOLOGIES LTD IL (YOKNEAM ILLIT) coordinator 50˙000.00

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 Project objective

KYTERA COMPANION aims to disrupt the current setup in the elderly home care market with a real-time monitoring solution detecting emergency situations based on context analysis for elderly people. Elderly people (65) are a vulnerable category of citizens, with half of them, who experience a long lie after fall, die within six months even if no direct injury has occurred. Thus, the elders themselves, their families and care givers demand a reliable detection solution of such situations. Currently, there are various technologies as panic buttons, accelerometer-based fall detection systems and motion sensors, but they all provide limited, unreliable detection of emergency situations (including many false alarms) and they lack well-being information, which means that daily routines changes remain unnoticed. KYTERA COMPANION, is a pioneering monitoring solution, consists of a wearable wristband, a mesh-network sensor system and a cloud-based software with a mobile app. Our technology can detect up to 95% of both soft and hard falls, through analyzing the elders’ activity patterns and deducing the activity context. Moreover, our solution provides accurate well-being (hygiene, nutrition, sleep) and location (based on full indoors positioning technology and advanced posture analysis) information, achieving almost zero false alarms. On top of that, we enable collateral financial savings compared to Residential Car Facilities for Elderly (can be up to €1,600/month in countries like UK or France). Kytera Technologies is an expert technology SME, consisting of experts with long-term experience from wireless communication industry.

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