SOURCE: Medical Alarm Concepts Holding, Inc.

Medical Alarm Concepts Holding, Inc.

May 17, 2016 08:30 ET

Medical Alarm Concepts Holding, Inc. Announces FCC Approval for iHelp+ 3G Mobile Medical Alert Device

KING OF PRUSSIA, PA--(Marketwired - May 17, 2016) - Medical Alarm Concepts Holding, Inc. (OTCQB: MDHI), a Pennsylvania-based personal medical alarm device manufacturer, is pleased to announce FCC approval and certification for its new iHelp+ 3G mobile medical alert device.

FCC testing of the iHelp+ 3G has been completed and certification has been granted -- FCC ID #XWI-CS399. This certification includes the cellular, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth radio modules within the device, and greatly furthers the iHelp+ 3G's commitment to wearable health technology.

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency that is directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. FCC certification is required for radio frequency devices, or electronic products manufactured or sold in the United States. The FCC mark certifies that the electromagnetic interference from the device is under limits approved by the FCC.

"FCC certification is the next step getting the iHelp+ 3G mobile medical alert device to market," said Steven Beeferman, VP of Sales & Marketing. "We are very excited and completely reassured that this product is well-designed, well-made, and safe for use by the general public."

To date, the iHelp+ 3G is FCC and CE certified. CE meets the standards and requirements of the European Commission and allows for sales within Europe. PTCRB (required for launching cellular devices on North American GSM carriers) and IC (Canada's equivalent of FCC) testing are ongoing.

The iHelp+ 3G pilot program is scheduled to begin in June 2016.

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About MDHI

MDHI is the creator of the MediPendant® and the iHelp™, patented personal medical alarm devices for the national and international marketplace. The MediPendant® has been featured in nationally renowned retailer Costco Wholesale Corporation since 2011 and has received 28 product reviews on the retailer's website, 21 of which are "5 out of 5 Star" ratings. The average rating is "4.5 Stars" out of 5 Stars. The iHelp™ and iHelp+ 3G are next-generation mobile medical alarms. Users of the iHelp™ line of products, can take the device with them wherever they go, as long as there is cellular service.

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