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April 2021

Professional monitoring for the SmartCare Response App

SmartCare® Response is a monitoring App for connecting family and friends to the users of Chiptech personal emergency response systems (PERS). When a help button is pressed, emergency alerts are sent to all Responders simultaneously, notifying them via push notifications and text messages.  Through the App, users can call the device, view who has responded, […]

March 2021

Using GO at home with your Chiptech base unit

Pairing GO with a base unit installed in the home can increase the speed that responses to alerts can be actioned by the monitoring centre and adds an additional communication backup for alerts. If GO is activated whilst at home and paired with a Chiptech base unit, GO will send the report and effectively work […]

February 2021

Wall brackets for SEVEN

Wall brackets for SEVEN Increase the installation locations for SEVEN with a wall bracket. We have black or white wall brackets for easily attaching SEVEN to the wall. Locating the bracket at a good height makes the button/light combo more accessible and keeps SEVEN out of the way of liquid spills. The bracket can be […]

December 2020

SEVEN just got Lighter

In our latest newsletter we introduced you to the new SEVEN LiTE. Now available for order, check out how this lighter model of SEVEN could be just what you are after. What is it? SEVEN LiTE has no Ethernet socket, GPS, Wi-Fi or Bluetooth connectivity. It communicates solely on a 4G/3G cellular network using a […]

August 2020

Estuary Clean Up Crew

Chiptech has partnered with Avon-Heathcote Estuary Ihutai Trust to help with the ‘Clean up our Waterways’ project. Our factory is based in Ferrymead, Christchurch, and we are lucky to be near the Avon-Heathcote Estuary. As part of our Environmental Charter, Chiptech is proud to be doing our part to support the ecosystem by helping keep the […]

July 2020

Chiptech Celebrate 20 Years

We have innovated, refined, and expanded in the past 20 years, here are some of our highlights… Chiptech has grown from being a major national analogue medical alarm manufacturer to an international digital telecare specialist. Chiptech is proud to celebrate supplying digital personal emergency response systems since 2013, as well as our role as a […]

June 2020

What COVID-19 taught us about isolation – and how we can help

COVID-19 has changed the way we talk and think about isolation. When New Zealand went into a nation-wide lockdown under Level 4, people were instructed to only leave their house for essential items and emergencies. Social distancing and remaining in ones bubble became social isolation for many older people, especially for those who are vulnerable […]

March 2020

COVID-19 Level 4 Update from Chiptech

25 March 2020 As of midnight tonight (Wednesday 25 March) New Zealand alert classification for Covid-19 will be raised to Level 4, meaning that the country is in lockdown and all non-essential business must close for a minimum period of four weeks. As we are part of the supply chain for essential business, Chiptech will […]

March 2020

GO DURESS for Lone Workers and Users in High-Risk Situations

GO DURESS has been specifically designed for users in high-risk situations, so they can activate a discrete alert for help and transmit frequent GPS location updates. What is it? GO DURESS is a mobile personal alerting device, with 3G cellular communication and global positioning system (GPS) technology.  It has been designed as a discrete wearable […]

March 2020

COVID-19 Update from Chiptech

19 March 2020 We would like to update you on how we are working to address the challenges of COVID-19 as we closely monitor this unfolding situation. We are following the advice from the World Health Organisation and the New Zealand Ministry of Health, as the wellbeing of our people is of the utmost importance […]