FORBES - Aug 20 - Toshiba entering the wearable market with a bracelet aimed at helping caretakers of elders suffering from dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease.
Smart socks are a light-weight sensor at the heel of the sock to alert caretakers when the user leaves a particular spot, and alerts the smartphone app connected via Bluetooth.
CleverCare smartwatch defines danger and safety zones and alerts the caretaker if they leave or enter them. Its user interface includes simple, bold text and bright colors, making it easier for the user to read and create task reminders.
Researchers from the Institute for Infocomm Research at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*Star) are working on ways for smart glasses to detect people (and the correct pills) and then displaying things like the name of the person’s identity or the correct pills.