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Application of Gerontechnology

Devices to enhance Communication with Elderly Persons with Dementia: Intelligent Home Smart Screen

  • Cloud based platform, facial recognition technology and system for linking personal healthcare devices can facilitate caregivers in detecting and monitor elderly's emotional and health condition timely or regularly.

    Through video chat function and emergency button installation, elderly persons living alone can chat with others receive immediate assistance when necessary.

  • Intelligent rehabilitation platform with interactive function can facilitate the exchange of information of diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation training about the demented elderly person through the system. Caregiver can closely update the rehabilitation progress of the elderly person and participate in the rehabilitation training plan.

Devices to enhance Communication with Elders with Dementia: Intelligent Home Smart Screen

Devices for Rehabilitation Training

  • Demented elderly persons can acquire sensation stimulations and the feeling of being accompanied through the interaction with intellectual toys. The toys can also serve as communication and behavioural training purpose by therapists.

  • The fully computerised program for rehabilitation and physiotherapy enables demented elderly persons to process rehabilitation and cognitive training in a virtual reality scene with daily life scenerio.

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Prevention and Handling Loss of Elderly Persons with Dementia

Facial recognition / RFID technology can detect faces of elders with dementia / tags they wore, so that when the elderly persons wander, carers can follow up immediately according to the system's notification.

Prevention and Handling Loss of Elderly Persons with Dementia

Gerontech and Innovation Expo cum Summit (GIES)

Devices introduced in GIES 2017

Devices introduced in GIES 2018

Devices introduced in GIES 2019

Devices introduced in GIES 2020

Devices introduced in GIES 2021

Sharing by Welfare Organizations

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