Brighter's subsidiary Nectarine Health granted two U.S. patents

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Brighter AB (publ) announced today that its subsidiary, Nectarine Health, has been granted two patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) relating to the AI-driven Nectarine Health™ at Home care system.

The first patent, Fall Detection System and Method (patent number US 11 069 213), relates to a fall detection method which is based on comparing measurements of ambient pressure. For example, when an individual wears the Nectarine Health™ at Home wristband, the technology will monitor for any deviations from the reference ambient pressure in the room. This patent has already been granted to Nectarine Health in Sweden.

The second patent, System and Method for Monitoring an Individual (patent number US 11 094 188), relates to an AI-based method that combines data on current and previous activity states and locations that determines whether the sensor data from the Nectarine Health wristband indicates a fall.

“We have achieved another important milestone with the completion of two AI related patents. As a tech-enabled home care solution, IP is a key value driver for our business. I am pleased with the progress we are making and the care we take in protecting our solution. Artificial Intelligence is at the core of Nectarine Health™ at Home as we believe healthcare will increasingly look towards technology to support proactive and preventative care,” says Matthias Tietze, CEO of Nectarine Health.

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About Nectarine Health

Nectarine Health™ at Home is an AI-based well-being technology that is built for life-loving independence. It aims to empower seniors to live more fully and independently at home for longer, and to help them feel safe in the knowledge that help is always at hand, without compromising on their privacy or dignity. Nectarine Health is an international company with a team of 40 and headquarters in Gamla Stan, Stockholm, Sweden. We believe that better and more intelligent tools can help society improve and maintain the quality of care for its ageing global population.

About Brighter AB (publ)

Brighter is a health-tech company from Sweden with a vision of a world where managing chronic diseases is no longer a struggle. We believe a data-centric approach is key to providing smarter care for chronic conditions. Our daily-care solutions are designed with a vision to facilitate the flow of real-life treatment data between chronic-disease patients, their loved ones and their care providers – aiming to improve quality of life, easing the burden on healthcare systems, and opening new opportunities for data-driven research. Brighter is certified under ISO 13485. In 2019 the company won the Swecare Rising Stars Award. The Company's shares are listed on Nasdaq First North Growth Market/BRIG.

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