fall prevention, fall detection

A Radar motion if you fall

Research: radar motion detection is also an alternative to wearable devices like PERS.

04/21/2014

Intellimat flooring measures health of elderly based on footsteps

Technology interprets footstep patterns as a means of understanding well-being.

03/20/2014

AT&T Makes Entry into Senior Care

Introduces device for fall detection.

12/09/2013

CARE TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS ANNOUNCES ACTIVE CAREPENDANT™

09/25/2013

NASHVILLE, Tenn., (September 25, 2013)Care Technology Systems, Inc., a company that provides data analytics and remote monitoring to improve the safety of seniors in their residences while empowering their caregivers, today announced the launch of a key new component in its next generation fall detection system.    >>> Read more . . .

Video game company launches campaign for senior care tech

06/17/2013

Government budget sequestration has led one game company to embark on a crowd-funding campaign for its latest endeavor—a fall prevention video game.

Blue Marble Game Company delivers digital-health games for service members and veterans who have experienced mild traumatic brain injuries and concussions.  >>> Read more . . .

Tel-Tron and AFrame Digital Announce Partnership

05/07/2013

Tel-Tron Technologies Corporation, a technology leader in the business of aging, today announced it is partnering with AFrame Digital, to provide best-in-class fall detection and health monitoring through its CompanionOne® wireless emergency call system. >>> Read more . . .

Do hospital alarms fail to prevent injury?

Study indicates that hospital alarms do not prevent falls.

12/17/2012

New More Accurate Fall Detector Helps Seniors Age in Place Safely

08/31/2012

Reading, PA— SafetyCare Technologies ™ announces the upcoming release of the industry’s most accurate fall detector. The SafetyCare EMTWatch FallDetect™ is the culmination of more than two years of research and development, and it is anticipated this device will answer the growing demand for accurate fall detection for the Aging-in-Place market. >>> Read more . . .

We All Come Tumbling Down

About falls as a major problem and some recommendations to prevent or detect.

05/29/2012

STOP, LOOK, LISTEN before your senior-focused prototype drawing dries

Entering a tech market to help seniors.  You want to help seniors -- you have a personal story about your grandmother. You are trying to decide whether your product for older adults warrants your time and devotion. This is not an easy decision, as you watch every thingamabob, it seems, launch into the market of tech for young folks either in website (Pinterist?) or gadget form (LunaTik Nano Watchband?). You wonder what you’re doing in the senior space; you’re not sure, but this seems NOT to be a gadget market. If someone were to ask you why that is the case, can you answer?
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