Category Archives: AIP Technology

AT&T Wants to Connect Caregivers with Loved Ones

For the next 20 years, 10,000 Americans will turn 65 each day. Annual assisted living costs are projected to start at $50,000 a year in 2015. Today, 25% of adults are caregivers to elderly or disabled persons.

AT&T Digital Life will launch a trial of their in-home monitoring service to seamlessly connect caregivers to their loved ones, called Digital Life Care. This expansion to the Digital Life platform helps those that need extra care to safely and independently remain in their own home and provides peace of mind for their family.

The Digital Life platform is a customized solution that adapts to the changing needs of the caregivers by providing real time monitoring and accurate alerts related to their loved one’s eating, personal care, mobility, medication schedule and more.

Limited employee trials start later this year with roll-out to customers in 2015. 

SenseGiz Star Wearable Smart Tech Device

SenseGiz Star Have you ever wondered how someone who fell and was incapacitated could press their alert button, or somehow activate their personal electronic monitoring system? Apparently the folks at SenseGiz did as well. They are preparing to launch STAR “a multifunctional wearable smart tech device” that works in conjunction with a smart phone. Watch: Continue Reading

Robotic Mobilization Device

Robotic Mobilization Tek RMD is the world’s smallest motorized standing movement device: 36 cm wide and 62 cm long. With these dimensions it covers only one third of the space of a small wheelchair. This way users can pass through many narrow spaces which they cannot pass through with a wheelchair of an average width… Continue Reading

Glove That Helps Deaf/Blind Communicate Using Mobile Devices

Design Research Lab has developed a communication device for deaf/blind persons that translates the hand-touch alphabet ‘Lorm’ into text and vice versa. The Mobile Lorm Glove uses pressure sensors and a bluetooth connection. It supports mobile communications (texting, chat, email) and it enables parallel one-to-many communications. It gives greater independence to deaf/blind people because they… Continue Reading Age in place at home, it's where you want to be.