Marianne Shores took the first roller coaster ride of her life as a 16-year-old out on her first date at the Long Beach boardwalk. 60 years have passed since that moment, and Shores gets around now with a walker at the Atria Carmichael Oaks residential facility. Yet, on a recent Saturday, she was back speeding down the tracks and gripping the safety bar while wearing cutting-edge virtual reality goggles, created by Gamers Gift.
To meet the challenges of the global demographic change, Tarkett, global leader in innovative flooring solutions, is committed to developing solutions that help improve the quality of life of older people and their carers.
A year after launching to healthcare providers FloorInMotion Care, a solution to bring more security and comfort for residents or patients as well as facilitate the work of carers and reassure family, Tarkett is enriching its offer to meet the needs and expectations of residents and their care-givers in senior independent living facility .
Linkoo Technologies will present its voice-controlled personal assistant: Alyssa at the CES 2017 in Las Vegas. This first participation will be an opportunity for Linkoo to present this new innovative product, created to help family members organize themselves.
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
French e-health start-up Withings announced that it would soon be bought by Finnish company Nokia, noting that “joining forces Nokia will allow Withings to assert its position on the fast-growing global e-health market.”
The acquisition is a means to one end: allowing Withings to become the e-health global leader.
Asus group ventures into the domotics sector by announcing the next Smart Home System. Due to several fashion devices connected to a main station, this new system allows the user to manage their home interior. [Read more…] about Smart Home System: a high tech solution by Asus