IoT Connected AEDs: Importance & Benefits

March 18, 2021 | Last Updated: November 14, 2021

“Unfortunately, our data suggest that even when you find an AED in the time of need, it may not work. These devices require routine upkeep in order to remain functional and ready.”

Dr. Brad Sutton

Assistant Professor of Medicine and Assistant Dean for Health Strategy and Innovation at the University of Louisville

Category Feature HeartSine Connected AED(via HeartSine Gateway module) PhysioControl CR2 AED ZOLL AED 3
Bluetooth (BLE) Connectivity
Wi-Fi ConnectivityXXX
Cellular Connectivity
GPS location Connectivity
Communicates with AED Program Management software to enable remote device monitoringX (LifeLink Central)X (LifeLink Central)X (PlusTrac)
Communicates results of AED self-testXXX
Remote Device Monitoring & TrackingCommunicates that AED battery is lowXXX
Communicates that AED electrode pads are expiring or have expiredXXX
Communicates that the device is outside of operating temperature rangeX
Communicates when the AED has been usedX
Frequency of communication with AED Program Management Software to share device statusWeeklyMonthlyWeekly
Sharing Cardiac Arrest Event DataCan wirelessly share cardiac arrest event data from AED via Wi-FiXX
Event data is automatically shared without any intervention with the AEDX
OtherUses independent power source to power connectivity features (preserves “life-saving” AED battery)X
Category Feature HeartSine Connected AED(via HeartSine Gateway module) PhysioControl CR2 AED ZOLL AED 3
Bluetooth (BLE) Connectivity
Wi-Fi ConnectivityXXX
Cellular Connectivity
GPS location Connectivity
Communicates with AED Program Management software to enable remote device monitoringX (LifeLink Central)X (LifeLink Central)X (PlusTrac)
Communicates results of AED self-testXXX
Remote Device Monitoring & TrackingCommunicates that AED battery is lowXXX
Communicates that AED electrode pads are expiring or have expiredXXX
Communicates that the device is outside of operating temperature rangeX
Communicates when the AED has been usedX
Frequency of communication with AED Program Management Software to share device statusWeeklyMonthlyWeekly
Wireless AED software updatesX
Sharing Cardiac Arrest Event DataCan wirelessly share cardiac arrest event data from AED via Wi-FiXX
Event data is automatically shared without any intervention with the AEDX
OtherUses independent power source to power connectivity features (preserves “life-saving” AED battery)X