buddiband: A comfortable, discreet and waterproof wristband personal alarm that can send alerts from anywhere to buddi’s support services, enabling people with dementia to get out and about with confidence. buddi.co.uk
The buddiband is designed to be comfortable, discreet and waterproof
The charging dock also enables emergency communication with the monitoring centre staff through two-way audio
The buddi system. Pressing the buddiband panic button sends an alert to a 24/7 emergency response centre
buddiband functionality, including lifestyle monitoring and online monitoring, can be turned on and personalised as needed
buddi is an existing mobile personal alarm system with an in-house team handling product and web development, electronics and marketing. For buddiband, the company teamed up with Sebastian Conran Associates (SCA) to refine aesthetics and user focus.
Sara Murray, project lead and Founder and CEO of buddi Ltd., is an experienced entrepreneur whose many achievements include founding confused.com and Ninah Consulting, which advises clients including Diageo and Coca-Cola. She was also non-executive director of Schering Health Care.
Chris Starey is buddi Ltd.’s Design Engineer and an experienced product developer who has worked with The Science Museum, McDonalds, Barnardo’s, Save the Children, Nikon and the NHS. As a student, he won the University of Wolverhampton’s Bizcom prize for innovation with products for the elderly and home automation.
Sebastian Conran, head of SCA, is a world-renowned product designer, a trustee of the Design Museum and a former Trustee of the Design Council.
buddi believe their new device represents the future of home care for the elderly. The company is now embarking on a programme of engineering and testing to fine-tune the product for launch.
Find out more at www.buddi.co.uk