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vitinitiative.com

Founded Year

2015

Stage

Acquired | Acquired

Total Raised

$90K

About VIT

VIT is a health and safety company that is using smart technology to create products that help better understand the body. By focusing on the patterns and behaviors that cause problematic behavior, the company's products can help identify the root cause of health problems before complications occur.On October 5th, 2021, VIT was acquired by SWORD Health. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

VIT Headquarter Location

6024 Broad Street

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15206,

United States

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Expert Collections containing VIT

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

VIT is included in 1 Expert Collection, including Digital Health.

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Digital Health

13,075 items

Technologies, platforms, and systems that engage consumers for lifestyle, wellness, or health-related purposes; capture, store, or transmit health data; and/or support life science and clinical operations. (DiME, DTA, HealthXL, & NODE.Health)

VIT Patents

VIT has filed 20 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Image processing
  • 3D imaging
  • Optical devices
patents chart

Application Date

Grant Date

Title

Related Topics

Status

11/20/2017

2/23/2021

Sensors, Image processing, Printed circuit board manufacturing, Hardware testing, Optical devices

Grant

Application Date

11/20/2017

Grant Date

2/23/2021

Title

Related Topics

Sensors, Image processing, Printed circuit board manufacturing, Hardware testing, Optical devices

Status

Grant

Latest VIT News

SWORD Health Acquires Vigilant Technologies

Oct 11, 2021

SWORD Health Acquires Vigilant Technologies S WORD Health announces the acquisition of Vigilant Technologies (VIT), provider of a workplace injury prevention solution. VIT started four 4 ago, and has become recognized for its feedback-driven physical awareness solution in the workplace. With a shirt collar device, VIT provides haptic feedback to the wearer which helps correct posture and prevent injuries. Combined with educational modules tailored to specific job types, VIT reduces MSK injuries by 33% and unsafe behaviors by 47%, according to a media release from SWORD Health. “SWORD created the most effective way in the market to treat MSK conditions, and we are excited to help achieve Sword’s mission of freeing two billion people from physical pain.” — Andy Chan, founder and CEO of VIT VIT has implemented its solution at institutions and businesses such as the US Department of Defense, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Sheetz, Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift, and Frazier-Simplex. “The SWORD ethos has always been to develop the best-of-breed clinical solutions that provide exceptional member outcomes. We’re excited about VIT’s technology which adds to SWORD’s capability to provide acute, chronic, post-surgical, and preventative MSK care.” — Virgílio Bento, CEO of SWORD Health [Source(s): SWORD Health, GlobeNewswire]

  • When was VIT founded?

    VIT was founded in 2015.

  • Where is VIT's headquarters?

    VIT's headquarters is located at 6024 Broad Street, Pittsburgh.

  • What is VIT's latest funding round?

    VIT's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did VIT raise?

    VIT raised a total of $90K.

  • Who are the investors of VIT?

    Investors of VIT include SWORD Health, Innovation Works, SOSV and MassChallenge.

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