Connecting the human brain to do things wirelessly

Connecting the human brain to do things wirelessly Establishing a wireless connection between a human brain and a computer sounds like the plot of a science fiction story. But this was actually done by a research team from the BrainGate consortium, a U.S.-based organization that develops and tests medical devices for people with neurological disease, … Continue reading “Connecting the human brain to do things wirelessly”

Senior Age Tech

Senior Age Tech The age-tech industry is expected to boom over the next few years, and AARP plans to help it along through its Innovation Labs. AARP believes that helping companies in their efforts to offer “innovative, senior-focused tech-based products and services” allows older adults to choose how they live as they age. Companies and … Continue reading “Senior Age Tech”

Senior Age Tech

Senior Age Tech Older adults were hit the hardest during the first stage of the COVID-19 outbreak. Due to the pandemic, seniors were afraid to leave home and family members did not want to risk spreading the coronavirus disease when visiting their elderly loved ones. So, seniors stayed connected through telephone calls or virtual visits … Continue reading “Senior Age Tech”

How A.I. Is Learning To Fight Cancer

How A.I. Is Learning To Fight Cancer In 2013, Hisashi Kambe, a computer systems engineer, developed a unique system that used artificial intelligence (AI) to identify baked goods at a Japanese bakery. The BakeryScan system, for instance, could distinguish a cake from a croissant and a Danish from a turnover. BakeryScan was featured on television … Continue reading “How A.I. Is Learning To Fight Cancer”

Senior Age Tech APR

Senior Age Tech It’s sometimes difficult for adult children to talk with their parents who want to live independently but need someone—or something—to monitor them in their homes. Susan Morrell, 50, said she and her siblings had to have “the talk” with their 75-year-old father, Larry, and 76-year-old mother, Carole, who uses a walker and … Continue reading “Senior Age Tech APR”

Senior Age Tech: The good and the bad regarding tech

Senior Age Tech: The good and the bad regarding tech It’s a well-known fact that the world has gone digital. Unfortunately, some older adults who do not have laptops or smartphones—or have them but do not know how to use them—are finding themselves left out of the digital revolution. This was most evident when routine … Continue reading “Senior Age Tech: The good and the bad regarding tech”

Senior Age Tech

Senior Age Tech As the older adult population continues to grow worldwide, companies are developing new technology or making existing devices smarter to improve the quality of life for seniors. Currently, adults 65 years old and over account for more than one-fifth of the population in 17 countries, according to the United Nations’ World Population … Continue reading “Senior Age Tech”

Senior Age Tech: Amazon Offers Care Hub For Elderly Parents

Senior Age Tech: Amazon Offers Care Hub For Elderly Parents Alexa, Amazon’s cloud-based voice service, can answer questions about the weather, or how to know when a turkey is done, or how many teaspoons are in a tablespoon. What’s more, the interactive device responds to commands such as, “Alexa, preheat the oven,” or “Alexa, tell me … Continue reading “Senior Age Tech: Amazon Offers Care Hub For Elderly Parents”

Age-Technology-How AI and IoT in Healthcare Can Help Dementia Patients

Age-Technology-How AI and IoT (Internet of Things) in Healthcare Can Help Dementia Patients From a smartphone to a motion sensor, technology experts are using the Internet to get wireless devices to talk to each other to keep dementia patients safe and improve their health and well-being. Medical providers, caregivers, and family members are taking advantage … Continue reading “Age-Technology-How AI and IoT in Healthcare Can Help Dementia Patients”