Medical Guardian, Home and Classic: Review
Product name: Classic Guardian, Home Guardian
Manufacturer / Distributor: Medical Guardian
Compilation: Sept. 2015
This page contains our Medical Guardian Classic Guardian, Home Guardian review.
Analyst Summary: Medical Guardian Classic Guardian, Home Guardian
These two products are conceptually fairly similar but one (Classic) uses a conventional phone line connection from the base station to the monitoring center, and the other (Home) uses a cellular connection (for people without landlines). Fall auto-detection available as option for the "Home Guardian" but not the "Classic Guardian".
The "Home Guardian" is a rebranded version of the MobileHelp Classic. The Classic Guardian is almost certainly a rebranded version of a different product too, but we have not yet tracked down its provenance.
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Product Line & Company: Medical Guardian
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