US Clinical Trial

Our clinical trial tests the effectiveness of our seizure detection and alert system. For US customers only.

How can I join the clinical trial?

Joining is simple. You just have to read and complete the consent form in your Empatica Account. If the Embrace is for your child that is younger than 18, we have provided a Parental Consent form in your account. Eligibility Criteria You can parti...

What is a clinical trial?

Imagine you’ve done lots of studying and experimenting and you think you’ve found something that will make people’s lives better. Looking at a big number of people using your new invention will help you get a clearer idea of just how good your inv...

Can I participate in the clinical trial if I haven’t purchased an Embrace?

We hope soon, but for now the opportunity to participate is only open only to those that have purchased Embrace or will be receiving a donated watch in the US, and meet eligibility requirements. Should other opportunities become available, we’ll l...

What will I report as a participant in this clinical trial?

You’ll report when seizures were correctly detected, when they weren’t detected, and when daily activities were recognized as a seizure by Embrace, when in fact they were not. As a participant or parent of a participant we’ll ask that you report:...

How can I withdraw my participation in the clinical trial?

You can withdraw at any time and discontinue use of the Alert app. To withdraw from the study, the best thing to do would be to email epilepsy-research@empatica.com. 

What are the benefits of participating in the clinical trial?

Your participation provides a fabric of information, alongside other fabrics that together weave a comprehensive picture of Embrace’s seizure detection capabilities. We like to view clinical research like the building of a giant quilt. Each partic...

What are the risks to participation in a clinical trial?

Using the Embrace watch and Alert app should not pose a significant risk to your health and wellbeing. However, there are still some things to consider. If the Embrace gets dirty, an allergen can build up and lead to a skin irritation - to reduce ...

What are the risks to my privacy in a clinical trial?

All of your data will be anonymous. We will replace your name with a random number. There won’t be any records held of which name correlates to which number, so re-identification won’t be possible. Your data will not be shared with anyone outside ...

Can I choose not to participate in the clinical trial?

Most certainly. Participation in the clinical trial is entirely voluntary. If you choose not to participate you may use the Embrace watch without full Alert app functionalities . Instead you use it with the Mate app to track your sleep, rest and a...

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