Omate O6S, the first smart watch Sigfox ready

Omate, the brand of Omahome – a hardware and software design company with extensive experience in smart portable technology and IoT – launched at CES 2019 event in Las Vegas, the Omate O6S, an economical, low-power smart watch primarly designed to protect the elderly by reinforcing their health and safety while maintaining  their privacy and independence.

This smart watch will allow family members of elderly relatives to easily locate their loved ones in real time through a mobile application. With strict security protocols implemented, the Sigfox network guarantees the protection of personal data for all parties involved at all times.

° Battery life of 30 days
° Robust IP68 housing (suitable for both indoor and outdoor activities)
° SOS alert function (in case of emergencies).
° Chronograph
° Calculator
° Alarm clock
° Equipped with a magnetic charger.
° 1 year connectivity included on Sigfox network

The pedometer smartwatch boasts an impressive 30-day battery life and can be used to send SOS alerts in the event of emergencies via the Sigfox network. This allows the wearers to be located in real-time via a mobile app.

The Omate 06S can also be integrated to other platforms to be used in different environments. For example, security guards could send alert in case of emergency.

“This new smart watch opens possibilities for the new offers of Wearable-as-a-Service through the multiple operators of Sigfox around the world” Laurent LePen, Fonder and CEO of Omate.

“The Omate O6S will be available in Q3 of 2019 through Thinxtra Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong. It opens new opportunities in the low cost long battery life wearables market. We will be looking for local partners to either distribute the solution as is or system integrators looking for a simple smartwatch to integrate to their platform and provide new services” mentioned Renald Gallis, VP Marketing of Thinxtra.”

About Omate

Omate is the brand of Omahome a hardware and software design company with significant expertise in smart wearable technology and IoT. Since inception in 2013, Omahome has quickly established its global market leadership in the standalone telecom wearable industry and brand recognition with Omate. Omahome is the sole partner of Omate wearables. Omahome has established partnerships with some of the largest telecare, security and insurance companies in the World. Omahome provides tools from design to engineering to companies interested in developing wearable technologies, activity data and relevant analytics.

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About Thinxtra
Thinxtra is empowering the Internet of Things in Asia Pacific by operating the world-leading Sigfox LPWA network as well as enabling a full eco-system of IoT solutions and services partners to connect the non-connected, to increase productivity, to accelerate decision making, to improve quality of service and quality of life, and to find more economical solutions to common problems.

Sigfox is the world’s leading provider of connectivity for the Internet of Things (IoT). The company has built a global network to connect billions of devices to the Internet while consuming as little energy as possible, as simply as possible. Sigfox’s unique approach to device-to-cloud communications addresses the three greatest barriers to global IoT adoption: cost, energy consumption, and global scalability.

Thinxtra is backed by the CEFC (Clean Energy Finance Corporation), an Australian Government fund with a mission to accelerate local transformation towards more efficiencies.

PR Contact: Renald Gallis – VP Marketing +61 404 894 960 [email protected]

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