InvisaWear Closes the Year with a Big Deal
, maker of smart safety accessories that emerged from the DifferenceMaker program
, finished the year with a new partnership that is expanding the young company’s reach.
On Dec. 9, invisaWear and ADT
, the nationally known home security company, announced they are collaborating to bring advanced mobile safety and monitoring features to invisaWear’s wearable personal safety accessories.
It seems a perfect match. ADT is known for home protection and invisaWear markets safety on the go with its line of jewelry and accessories that also act as SOS signals to emergency contacts and authorities.
InvisaWear began its journey in 2016, when CEO Rajia Abdelaziz
’16 and CTO Ray Hamilton
'17 pitched the concept at a DifferenceMaker Idea Challenge and won $4,500 as Innovative Technology Solution.
The idea was a unique take on personal safety: Buy the jewelry, download the free app, add five emergency contacts and pair it to Bluetooth. Danger? Fear? Just tap twice on the back of the jewelry to alert contacts of one’s location.
Now, under the new partnership, ADT will power invisaWear’s companion app, allowing users who feel unsafe to discreetly connect by voice or text with ADT. ADT will notify the customer’s emergency contacts, alert authorities and share their location, as well as other information to help emergency responders find them.
InvisaWear has been on a roll in 2020. The Lowell-based company took home the Smart Living category honors at last month’s New England Innovation Awards.