The University of Missouri recently developed a new detection system that does not rely on wearable sensors. It monitors the elderly’s movement patterns, thus allowing medical staff to take proactive action against mobility loss. [Read more…] about Researchers from the University of Missouri develop non-wearable fall-detection sensors
Vibby is a range of connected devices and smart solutions for people protection designed by VitalBase. Those streamlined, “non-stigmatizing” products aim at fostering autonomy among home-dwelling seniors and ensuring the safety of care facilities residents. [Read more…] about Detecting falls- Autonomy: VitalBase launches a range of connected devices dedicated to people protection
The second edition of the Spanish Activa’t Fair will take place in June in Alboraya, Valencia. It is the occasion for both individuals and professionals to meet and to know the latest products or services created in order to improve mobility and autonomy. [Read more…] about Spain: Activa’t 2015 – Mobility, Autonomy and Leisure Fair
InnoLife is a consortium of 144 companies, research centers and universities. It has been selected by EIT (European Institute of Innovation and Technology) to become the EIT Health community: Innolife indeed won EIT’s 2014 Call for Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs).
The European Institute of Innovation and Technology decided to fund one of the biggest public initiatives for health in the world.
EIT Health is made of six collocation facilities in Barcelona, Heidelberg, London, Paris, Rotterdam and Stockholm. “InnoStars” will allow to extend the community to partners from Croatia, Hungary, the Wales, Poland, Portugal and Slovenia.