Camanio Care receives Giraff order from Hörby Municipality

The Swedish municipality Hörby are now investing into a e-health solution in order to improve the quality of care. In connection with this Camanio Care received an order from Hörby municipality of two Giraff Telepresence care robots. Hörby municipality is thereby the first Swedish municipality to invest in Giraff that Camanio Care acquired in April 2017. 

Giraff is a robotic communication system that enables virtual visits, both for care and social visits with primarily elderly and persons with disabilities. Through the telepresence care robot Giraff, homecare services, clinical professionals and relatives can interact with the resident by maneuvering the robot around the rooms and talk through a display via a video system.

The solution consists of a height adjustable video screen on a long neck and at the base it is equipped with a computer. The robot can drive on wheels that adapts to thresholds and carpets and is also possible to use both during daylight and nighttime.

-        Hörby Municipality are investing into new technologies to enable our citizens an improved safety, independence and participation in their care. We are now investing in a collaboration with Camanio Care where we can be the very first municipality in Sweden to be able to offer the Giraff as a complement to regular homecare visits for those who wishes to live at home and needs regular attendance, says Eva Klang Vänerklint, Director of Social care, Hörby municipality.

-        Giraff brings safety into everyday life and at the same time improves communication and relations with relatives is strengthened. Relatives not living in the same city can stay in touch and e.g join for lunch and be present much easier. Homecare staff can get access to telepresence visits virtually, which can reduce travel time and significant cost savings and less inconvenience for the individual, says Catharina Borgenstierna, CEO Camanio Care.

The order which also includes other products from Camanio care is worth 200 kSEK and is the start of a close collaboration with Hörby municipality.

-        It will be very exciting to try out the robot in Hörby. We have many elderly who lives out on the countryside and feels isolated sometime, they can definitely have a better and safer living, says Eva Klang Vänerklint, Director of Social care, Hörby municipality.

Several other municipalities are now considering to invest in the telepresence robot Giraff due to the high value recognized for the citizens. Within the area of care robotics there are also large possibilities for further development, Giraff is the platform in a major EU-project, MoveCare, targeting to develop the future Artificial Intelligence solutions within the care sector.

For further information, please contact:
Catharina Borgenstierna, CEO
Telephone: 0733-93 00 07
E-mail: catharina.borgenstierna@camanio.com

About Camanio Care
Camanio Care is a company operating in the caretech marketplace with robotics, assistive devices and gamification that focus on supporting basic human needs. We provide products and services that improve quality and efficiency in the areas of ​​Active Life, Mealtime Situation and Digital Care with products such as BikeAround™, Giraff and Bestic®. Camanio Care has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, subsidiaries in the USA and distributors in ten European countries and also Australia and China.  

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This information is information that Camanio Care is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation and the Securities Markets Act. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact persons set out above, on February 2nd, 2018. 

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Camanio Care is a care tech company, developing services with the individual in focus. The company offers solutions within robotics, assistive devices, and gamification, with products such as BikeAround™,Bestic®, and Giraff™. Through three focus areas; Active Life, Mealtime and Digital Care, the company wishes to support people's basic needs and increase the competence and quality within health care. Camanio Care has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, a subsidiary in the U.S., as well as distributors in China, Australia and ten European countries.

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