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The Smartcane

The cane of the Future. Now.


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For elderly people, falling is a major issue. It leads to confidence loss , social withdrawal, reduced physical activity…

Our ambition : held elderly to regain confidence and avoid a downward spiral to fragility.


Operation of the connected cane


1. Detection of a unusual situation


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The connected cane understands its user’s habits and deduces which situations are not usual (low activity: disease or tiredness, fall, later and later awakenings, and so on).

2. Sending an alert


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The cane directly connects itself to the GSM network (no other device required). Caregivers automatically receive a phone call, a text message or an email. It may include georeferencing (thanks to an embedded GPS system).

3. Processing the alert


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The caregiver signals that he/she can respond to the alert. Confirmation is sent to the cane, which lets its user know that someone has been warned.

Dring technology

Dring plug&play solution makes it possible to connect products that are worn or carried around for safety or health applications. Dring has been integrated in the Smartcane.


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The connected cane has several embedded movement sensors: accelerometer and gyroscope.


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Artificial intelligence algorithms use movement data coming from the smartcane and combine them with other outside data to learn the user’s habits and detect unusual situations.


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All data exchanges and data processing are secured. The user’s private life is protected.


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This technology is user-friendly. Configuration just takes a few minutes.

About Fayet

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Dring technology has been built in a cane from the Fayet company that was founded in 1909 and that is the only remaining French industrial manufacturer of canes. Their expertise resulting from a century-old know-how has enabled them to make an ergonomic, robust, lightweight Smartcane made of premium quality materials.


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Contact us

Address

20 rue Benoît Lauras
42000 Saint-Etienne
France

Phone

(+33)4 77 89 10 72

Email

contact@dring.io