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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?

Fall Detection Systems Feature New Technology That Keeps Seniors Safer, According to RatingLab.com

02/03/2012
Consumers can now benefit from unbiased information about the accuracy of fall detection systems in new product reviews on RatingLab.com. Many senior citizens who live independently often use a medical alert system to get help in an emergency such as falling, but when they are unable to press the button for help, the results can be devastating. Now, however, there is technology that will accurately detect if a person has fallen and automatically call for help.

Crown Dynamics is now ready to enter a $14.5 Billion US healthcare market opportunity with its proprietary hardware and software solution

01/31/2012

ATLANTA, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Crown Dynamics Corporation (OTCBB: CDYYD.OB), is pleased to announce that the company is now ready to enter a $14.5 Billion US healthcare market opportunity with its proprietary hardware and software solution.

With over 30 million seniors living alone in the US and growth accelerating rapidly with baby-boomers, there has never been more need for a technology solution that provides people in need with a sense of safety and independence.

When tech has too much press, too little lasting presence

Research projects as products-to-be.  Remember the iShoe?  A hopeful research project, led by Erez Lieberman at MIT who won a prize in 2008 for designing it. It was to be tested by Ohio Health, to be available as a product in 2010 for $100.  Someone asked me about it recently – sadly, there is no iShoe for you to buy. Maybe Ohio Health had some difficulty emerge during testing.  Of course, there is also no article announcing the end of the iShoe project and concept.  People remember it, though, and they confuse it with the now-available GPS shoe

New Partnership Promotes Development of Advanced Fall Detection System for Senior Living Market

05/06/2011

Continuing its growth, Halo Monitoring, an aging-in-place technology company today announced it is partnering with Tel-Tron Technologies Corporation, a technology leader in the business of aging, to develop a version of the myHalo medical alarm system for the senior living market.

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