Hanwha Techwin and Oxehealth agree global technology partnership

Deal covers launch of new health monitoring camera

Hanwha Techwin, the globally renowned manufacturer of Samsung-branded video surveillance solutions, has launched, in partnership with Oxehealth, an innovative camera-based health monitoring system for secure room environments.

“The technology partnership we have formed with Oxehealth is a perfect example of how Hanwha Techwin is delivering against its commitment to provide innovative video surveillance solutions that fulfill real market needs,” said Cheol Kyo Kim, president and chief executive of Hanwha Techwin Co.

“Combining our award-winning open-platform cameras that are able to capture superb-quality high-definition images with Oxehealth software, means we can provide users with a solution that offers both peace of mind and increased operational efficiency.”

Samsung-branded cameras, working in harmony with Oxehealth contact-free health monitoring software, presents police, mental health institutions and prisons with the opportunity to remotely measure the movement, heart rate and breathing of detainees and patients.

The solution has been successfully trialled by UK police and mental health organisations, and with worldwide increasing awareness of the need for early-intervention measures in order to reduce deaths in custody, Hanwha Techwin and Oxehealth will jointly be globally promoting a solution that quickly alerts supervising staff to any sudden, dramatic change in a detainee’s physiology.

Commenting on the partnership, Jonathan Chevallier, chief executive at Oxehealth, said: “We are delighted to be partnering with Hanwha Techwin. The company has an impressive track record of manufacturing robust, high-performance video surveillance solutions for demanding mission-critical and high-security applications.We see them as fantastic founding partners in the Oxehealth Partner Network. We are looking forward to working with the Hanwha Techwin team to promote this market leading camera-based health monitoring solution to secure room environments, as well as, in the future, exploring the opportunities for the technology in other market sectors.”

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