Sensor Technology piloted to help keep an eye on the elderly

 

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This article is about a trial pilot system of a technology that helps to automatically track elderly movements. The system is connected to the families’ and caregivers’ phones. There is also an emergency button or a cord that the senior can pull to trigger an alert to the family. Senior Minister of state in the Prime Minister’s Office Josephine Teo commented that it allows the elderly to lead an independent life, with the exception of occasions that they need emergency help. There is a nine-month trial between Adventist home for the Elders and local technology start-up Connected Life.

 

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http://www.todayonline.com/singapore/sensor-technology-piloted-help-keep-eye-elderly

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