Vigilant Unveils Smart IOT Innovation for Diabetic Patients Bee+, the World’s First Bluetooth Smart Injection Tracker Connecting Insulin Pens to Smartphones
Insulin Pens become smart with IOT “Internet of Things”!
DENVER, February 27, /PRNewswire/— VigilantTM unveils Bee+, the first smart insulin injection tracker. Bee+ combines technology and healthcare expertise to improve the lives of people affected by diabetes. A user-friendly electronic cap that fits most insulin pens in the market, Bee+ helps diabetics better manage their injections. Connected by Bluetooth Smart technology to compatible with Apple and Android smartphones, Bee+ records injections and wirelessly transmits the data to the patient’s log book on the mobile app. Injection data can be easily accessed and shared with health care providers, friends and family.
Bee+ was introduced in Denver, Colorado at the 2014 American Diabetes Association (ADA) Expo on Feb. 22, 2014. Bee+ will be available for sale in the US, China and Mexico markets in March 2014, for $66.00 USD. A multilingual European release for Bee+ is scheduled for April, 2014 in Geneva Switzerland.
The urgency of the growing Diabetes Epidemic
Many countries are now facing a rapidly rising increase of diabetes among their populations, along with all the complications that can go with it. According to the ADA (American Diabetes Association), diabetes increases the risk for many serious health problems, such as bacterial and fungal skin infections and eye problems. Proper treatment, better monitoring and following recommended lifestyle changes, can prevent or delay the onset of complications.
Easy wireless transmission from insulin pens
Bee+ is compatible with most brands of the disposable and reusable pens such as FlexPen and NovoPen4 by Novo Nordisk, KwikPen and Ergo2 by Lilly, and SoloStar by Sanofi Aventis. It’s automatically records injected insulin units and transmits them wirelessly into the log book on the smartphone. Filling the Insulin log book instantly becomes faster and easier for the patients.
Access, manage and share insulin injection log book
Users have access to their insulin log book anytime, anywhere – making the task of managing injections effortless. Bee+ reduces the risk of missed injections and double dosing. Patients can also share their log book with family, caregivers or diabetes specialists. Bee+ App is a great companion for anyone wanting to remotely monitor the log book of their diabetic child or elderly family member.
VigilantTM was founded in 1896 in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland. As a top quality timepiece manufacturer for over 110 years, Vigilant has built on a firm foundation of precision engineering smart up your life expertise to evolve into a 21st century global high-tech company. Recently, VigilantTM won an award from Wired Magazine for a revolutionary wristwatch design that houses a Geiger counter. VigilantTM’s innovative solutions help people to better assess key elements of their environment and health, take corrective or preventive action, and share their experience with their community.
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