Communication or social tools (p1):
Tools that help communicate with others such as family or caregivers. Examples include video conferencing equipment, websites that help with email, and social networking portals.
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Amazon Echo and Alexa for the Elderly
The older adults in our explorer groups have recently become interested in a relatively new product: the Amazon Echo and its artificial intelligence Alexa. Here are their thoughts on topics like: do we want one; why would we want one; what do we use it for; and wouldn't it be great if it could also do ...".
Technology & the Future of Aging
This is a live recording (slides and audio) of a talk given by Richard Caro entitled "The Future of Aging, & the Intersection of Aging & Technology".
This talk was given in October, 2018, as part of a course, organized by architect Susi Stadler. The course was entitled "Life at Home and Aging in Community".
Rosalie Sings the Praises of Amazon's Alexa
Amazon Echo Stimulates Explorers' Imaginations
SRC Explorers View the Echo Show and Respond
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Readeo is a subscription service consisting of a combination of an app with hardware intended to enable the pages of a story to appear on the computer screen, and for persons separated by distance to see, hear and talk to one another through video chat windows at the bottom of the screen.
The Wellbeing Monitor
The Wellbeing Monitor is a smartphone app that is intended to set up a private communication tool for use by elders and selected family or friends to check in and help assure an elder's well being.
Livpact is a connected platform using wireless devices and 'off the shelf' AI hardware intended to to organize and connect family, friends, professional support, community services and helpful resources.
The ViewClix Smart Frame is designed to be placed in the home of an older adult to display pictures shared from smart phones, PCs or other mobile devices. It is also intended to be used for video calls.
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