geriatric

  • FotoDialer: Make phone calls based on photos

    The baby boomer generation is old and they need as much help as possible. My own mother is constantly asking me for a cell phone with bigger numbers and a bigger screen. “But it has to look pretty”, she says. She doesn’t necessarily need the FotoDialer, yet, but my grandparents could probably benefit from it now. It’s a pretty ingenious device and I can’t… Read More

  • Help, I've Fallen, Can't Get Up

    Help, I've Fallen, Can't Get Up

    The Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute in SK has announced the development of a mobile phone system for gammy and pappy that senses if they’ve fallen over and alerts you as well as the ER. The sensors are attached on the belt and work in conjunction with a mobile phone. When a sudden movement triggers the sensor the mobile phone alerts the hospital, which calls to check… Read More