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LE AI Topics Sept 2022

Longevity Explorers prioritize and select topics for discussion from a list of problems of getting older. And discuss the problem area: "Emotional Well Being".

 


 

VNA Personal Home Monitoring System @ Passavant

The Passavant Community Circle evaluated the VNA Personal Home Monitoring System: designed to independently manage health or chronic medical conditions at home, subscribe to services of a health coach for assistance.

 


 

Servi Food Service Robot

Passavant explorers evaluate Servi: A self-driving auto-return robot that assists with serving drinks, running food and bussing tables.

 


 

How Long To Lunch?: Alzheimers Sufferer Asks

I'm desperate to find an Alexa app for my uncle who suffers from Alzheimers. He not only has the issue of am/pm confusion, but he is very concerned about missing a meal.

 


 

Want to Silence the Smoke Alarm After it Goes Off

Smoke alarms are a wonderful security device, and we never expect to hear them, except when smoke or carbon monoxide (CO) is detected.

However, everyone I have talked to has had at least one incident when they double toasted the toast or fried something that made too much smoke… and the...

 


 

Problems, Products, Use Cases: Physical

The first meeting of the Longevity Explorer Circle: Smarthomes, Robots, AI took place on May 24, 2022. We discussed the plans for the circle and did two "segments" on problems, use cases and products to get started. This segment was about "Physical" (see the definition below).

This discussion was focused on: Smart Homes, Robots and AI that can help with physical things like lifting, getting out of bed, moving around the groceries, opening the shades and more. 

 


 

Problems, Products, Use Cases: Social

The first meeting of the Longevity Explorer Circle: Smarthomes, Robots, AI took place on May 24, 2022. We discussed the plans for the circle and did two "segments" on problems, use cases and products to get started. This segment was about "Social" (see the definition below).

This discussion was focused on: Smart Homes, Robots and AI that can help with cognitive and emotional things, like staying in touch with friends, reminding us when we forget something, helping with feelings like loneliness, helping to care for someone with dementia. 

 


 

Who are the Smarthome, Robot, AI explorers

Explorers signing up for this circle shared some information. We summarize it below.

 


 

Online Grocery Delivery for those with Low Vision

You are experiencing problems ordering groceries online from apps that are not designed for a person who is blind or has low vision. Even when you tried screen readers such as Apple VoiceOver, you found that using it to read entire web pages designed for sighted persons very frustrating.

 


 

Tochie @ Passavant

The Passavant Longevity Explorers evaluate "Tochie": an AI device.

 


 

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