Hanwha Techwin, the globally renowned manufacturer of Samsung branded video surveillance solutions, has launched, in partnership with Oxehealth, the developer of contact-free health monitoring software, an innovative camera based health monitoring system for secure room environments.
“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,” said Mr. Cheol Kyo Kim, President & CEO of Hanwha Techwin Co. Limited. “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 in harmony with Oxehealth contact-free health monitoring software, presents police, mental health institutions and prisons with the opportunity to remotely measure the movement, heart rate and breathing of detainees and patients.
The solution has been successfully trialed by UK police and mental health organisations, and with worldwide increasing awareness of the need for early intervention measures in order to reduce deaths in custody, Hanwha Techwin and Oxehealth will jointly be globally promoting a solution that quickly alerts supervising staff to any sudden, dramatic change in a detainee’s physiology.
Commenting on the global partnership which was formalised on 5th April, 2016, 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.”
About Hanwha Techwin
Hanwha Techwin (formerly Samsung Techwin) is a leading supplier of video surveillance solutions for IP-video, analogue and hybrid systems. Building on the company’s history of innovation, Hanwha Techwin is dedicated to providing solutions with the highest levels of performance, reliability and cost-efficiency for professional security applications, such as continuing development in advanced edge devices and video analytics.
Oxehealth Turns Digital Cameras into Health Monitors. A biomedical software development company spun out of Oxford University in 2012, our Oxehealth’s Oxecam software enables standard digital video cameras to remotely detect heart rate, breathing rate, movement and other vital signs, in the light or dark, anywhere in a room, so our partners can deliver Vital Care – Everywhere. Oxehealth uses its expertise in signal processing, machine learning and computer vision algorithms to develop the potential of camera technologies for health monitoring across a wide range of human vital signs. The accurate health information our solutions provide has a wide range of applications in both clinical and non-clinical settings.