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Button Sensor, SafeWander Bed-Exit Alarm Sensor System

This is a Button sensor. It was manufactured by SensaRx, LLC. It is dated 2015. Its medium is plastic, electronic components.

Getting out of bed or a chair unassisted can lead to falls and injury. This small sensor, easily and securely attached to one’s clothes, detects change in body position and immediately sends an alert to the caregiver's smartphone as the person gets up, enabling a timely response to prevent falls and wandering.

It is credited Gift of The Alzheimer's Store.

Our curators have highlighted 6 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Path Finder
  • electronic components, printed circuit board, laser, rubber, plastic.
  • Purchased by the museum for the exhibition.
  • s-e-2653

Its dimensions are

H x diam. (sensor): 1 × 3.2 cm (3/8 × 1 1/4 in.)

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