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The tech giants are working on adding voice-calling features to Echo and Google Home.
The effort is hung up over concerns about privacy, telecom regulations and emergency services.
Health spending is projected to grow annually at a rate of 5.6% on average from 2016 to 2025.
65 to 74 hold more than 5 times the debt that similar ages held 20 years ago.
Wireless headphones designed specifically for people with some hearing loss.
Watch for updated Market Overview 2/28/2017
Brief Synopsis: Information regarding Claria Zoom, the all-in-one Android application for elderly and partially sighted people.
"Claria Zoom has been rewarded by a jury of low vision professionals with the Golden Silmo under the low vision category at the last World Optics Fair in Paris."
New offering, sitecues, a Software as a service (or SaaS) product that makes websites more accessible has released Forget the Hipsters: Older Web Users are Where it's at, an article that identifies the online addressable market of boomers and seniors.
What do we mean by senior? Well, it depends on where you stand and what you are reading. Seen through the Google Glassy lens of young adults, it’s everyone aged 50+, that is, the AARP market demographic, who might be considered a senior. Or perhaps it is age 65, when Medicare eligibility and public transit discounts appear. Age 65 is also the statistical baseline for longevity projections – 20 more years of life expectancy, with one in four projected to live past 90. Now mull over a new Pew global survey about attitudes on aging -- the US stood out as "one of very few countries where a large plurality of the public believes individuals are primarily responsible for their own well-being in old age." Consider that point and read on.
An app for a technique called perceptual learning to reduce—or even eliminate—the need for reading glasses.
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