EmFinder unveiled an emergency location solution that can be used to find an impaired or disabled person after he goes missing, said Chris Buehler, the company's president.
The solution uses software, hardware and network technology to transmit location data. The individual wears a small wristband device, which is activated after caregivers contact both the police and EmFinder's customer-service representatives. On customer service has verified that an emergency has occurred — which happens in near-real time, Buehler said — the company turns on the device through a secure, standard GSM wireless network. It then transmits location data to a 911 center.
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