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Difference Between Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality And Mixed Reality

Difference Between Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality & Mixed Reality

  In one of our recent articles, we discussed using Virtual Reality (VR) systems to improve the lives of senior citizens. Although much more research needs to be completed on this topic, we know that VR is currently being used for medical testing. There are also claims that VR systems can improve a senior’s balance […]

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Wearable Prototype Automatically calls for Help in Time of Need

Wearable Prototype Automatically Calls For Help In Time Of Need

  You may be a person who is quick to complain about technology. Perhaps you grumble when you can’t remember passwords for your online bank account. Maybe you complain when you feel as if you need a degree in computer science to set the thermostat in your house. And seeing people staring at their cell […]

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How Virtual Reality is Improving the Lives of Seniors

How Virtual Reality Benefits Seniors & Improves Their Lives

  For many, growing old is no picnic. Aging adults are often forced to overcome many obstacles. Some suffer from depression after losing spouses, other family members, and friends. They may have health issues that keep them from enjoying their previous favorite pastimes. Seniors often suffer from loneliness and isolation as they age. Whenever a […]

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Support for Physician Alert Devices Rises to 79% Globally

Support for Physician Alert Devices Rises to 79% Globally

  Despite the growing concerns over privacy and the idea that technology is invading our personal lives, there is still ever-increasing support for medical alert devices that immediately update health providers with your medical stats. Recent polling has shown that about 79% of people favor health monitoring medical devices that immediately alert your physician to […]

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Lenovo Smart Display

Lenovo Smart Display

  Technology devices in our homes are no longer just a computer, smart phone or even a personal assistant. Growing trends in the world of tech change almost daily and these geniuses are creating devices that we never dreamt about needing to take care of tasks at home. The recent CES convention had all these […]

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How To Test Your Medical Monitoring System

Your medical monitoring system does require some basic testing from time-to-time to be sure that it’s functioning properly.  Depending on your medical monitoring company, some of these tests are performed automatically for you so you don’t have to be concerned.

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Medical Alert Monitoring & Voice Over IP (VoIP)

What is VOIP? Voice Over Internet Protocol, also known as Voice Over IP or VOIP, is a technology that allows you to use your high-speed internet connection to make telephone calls.  VOIP has come a long way over the years, and since 2004, commercial VOIP service really began to grow.

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Line Seizure? What???

Medical alert monitoring systems typically send their medical alarm information and any conversations between the monitoring station and your loved one over a telephone line.   All of this happens with a simple push of a button.  When the medical alert button is pressed, the system basically dials the central monitoring facility, sends some data to […]

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