SelfSafe Emergency I.D. Bracelet
SelfSafe featured its new USB emergency I.D. bracelet at CES 2021. The password-protected and -encrypted bracelet can store one’s protected health information (PHI) and comprehensive personal data.
Users can input and maintain comprehensive records securely, and no internet is needed to access the data stored on the device. Personal information is not stored in the cloud. A password is always required to access stored information on the SelfSafe device. The SelfSafe device can be plugged into the USB port of any PC.
The solution is the product of a professional team led by business, technology and design professionals and travelers, Ed Jacobson, Wayne Citron, Gary Gorson, and Claudia Grosz. Explains Citron, partner and VP of sales for SelfSafe: “My travels as a teacher and mentor within the financial field across the United States, Europe, and Southeast Asia made me realize how vulnerable I am if there is an emergency. On one of my trips abroad, I wondered ‘What if I lose my passport or wallet? And there is horrible phone service and internet. What if I get very sick and end up in the hospital? ’ That was a lightbulb moment and the idea for SelfSafe was born.”
Citron appreciated the device's value first hand after suffering a minor stroke four days after surgery in November 2020. "I am a true walking testimonial as the true importance of this product,” he said. Because a SelfSafe bracelet allows for all important health information (medications, past surgeries, insurance info and more) to be accessible to the hospital staff if and when something like this should happen, it can be life saving, the company reports.
SelfSafe is water resistant, has 8GB of space, and is readily available to store a diverse range of information. It can be customized for businesses and embossed or silkscreened with a logo.