Steve Purdham, who is the Chairman of 3rings, is advising our readers of two new Business Development Manager opportunities with his company. The ‘Internet of Things’ is going to change the future of care and 3rings is at the centre of this fantastic opportunity. Due to expansion in its operation, Continue Reading
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About two years ago, we started following 3rings, a Stoke-on-Trent (UK) company that develope an appliance plug that automatically ‘checks in’ an older person based on their morning behavior of turning on a tea kettle, TV or other appliance. We’ve received word from their CEO Steve Purdham that they’ve announced today (Thursday) a substantial Continue Reading
A note from founder and chairman Steve Purdham brings the news that the 3rings smart plug [TTA 11 Mar], which tracks an older one’s activity through everyday actions such as turning on an electric tea kettle or TV and radio on, is raising funds on Kickstarter through 13 July. Their Continue Reading
Stoke-on-Trent’s 3rings, which we noted over a year ago [TTA 6 Feb 14] as a smartphone/call/text-based family alert system based on the older person’s phone check in, has developed a plug that will do this check in automatically. It’s based on behavior–an older person turning on or off an appliance as part of their Continue Reading
3rings debuts (UK) If you remember back in the landline-only days, a clever and toll-free way to let a family member or friend that you had arrived at your destination and you were fine, was to ring their number three times, then hang up. 3rings.co.uk brings this idea back for Continue Reading
3rings, Howz, Intelesant, Quietcare, Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, and telecare.
Intelesant’s latest project, Howz, has added electricity consumption to the monitoring set of Activities of Daily Living. The Howz set of multiple sensors generally monitors activity in the home, home temperature, lights on/off, and exterior door opening/closing, depending on their placement, but one sensor monitors electricity consumption by directly going into the Continue Reading
3rings, Carnegie-Mellon School of Engineering, fall detection, gait detection, and Quietcare.
Carnegie-Mellon University-College of Engineering recently conducted a survey of 1,900 US adults on care for their aging parents, as background for a project in fall prevention. 81 percent are interested in sensor technology to prevent falls, particularly among their aging parents 54 percent worry about an elderly parent falling 70 percent of this Continue Reading
3rings, Care Innovations' Health Harmony, care tech, CareLinx, Digital health, Eskaton, Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society, GrandCare, Healthsense, Honeywell Life Care, Honor, IoT, Joseph Coughlin, Lively, MAYA, MIT AgeLab, Nest, Panasonic On4Today, Quietcare, Raymond Loewy, TECS, telecare, telehealth, telehealth critical mass, Viterion, Vivify Health, WellAWARE, and Yogi Berra.
“It’s like déjà vu all over again” as Yogi Berra, the fast-with-a-quip Baseball Hall of Fame catcher-coach-manager once said. About 2006-7, telecare broke through as a real-world technology and the tone of the articles then was much like how this New York Times article starts. But the article, in the context Continue Reading