Worldwide first absence seizure tracker becomes available to Australian families
EIT Health 2019 winner epihunter launches collaboration with Seizure Alert Australia to make their product available to more than 35.000 Australians with absence epilepsy.
epihunter absence seizure trackerMore than 250,000 people are living with epilepsy in Australia, of which 1 in 7 are having difficult-to-notice absence seizures. Such seizures are different from tonic-clonic (convulsive) seizures, and are typically shorter in length, with a brief loss of consciousness.
Even though this type of seizure usually does not lead to physical injury, it has a major impact on the wellbeing of the person and in e.g. a classroom situation children with such seizures are often falling behind and are misunderstood. Epihunter is the first product that automatically detects absence seizures using wearable EEG technology.
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Tabletop infrared light. Provides additional strong illumination for the SAMi-3 camera improving image and motion detection performance in complete darkness. Allows you to turn off the SAMi-3 camera red lights and eliminates extra recordings and alarms caused by light reflections from dust in the air. Light sensor automatically turns the illuminator off during the day.
Warns caregivers remotely in the event of epileptic seizures during sleep. Conceived by Dutch neurologists and recommended by patients.
The NightWatch consists of a comfortable wireless armband that closely monitors heart rate and motion while the wearer is lying in bed.
When the NightWatch detects a potentially severe seizure, a warning is transmitted to a caregiver via a wireless signal to the armband’s corresponding base station.