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European pharma gait detection sensor

European Researchers Team Up with Pharma Companies to Develop Gait Detecting Sensor

A slower walking pace or more variable stride may indicate cognitive decline, according to several studies presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference. Now researchers from all over Europe have partnered up with the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) to develop sensor technology that assesses the loss in mobility. Related This Smart […]
Care Indeed VR training

Virtual Reality Training to Empower Caregivers with Proper Skills in Dementia Care

Caring for someone with dementia poses many challenges for families and caregivers. People with conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease have a progressive neurological disorder that makes them unable to remember things, make decisions or communicate with others. This condition can also cause mood swings and change the person’s behavior. Many caregivers report they wish they’d […]
BioSensics NIH grant

BioSensics Receives $4.3M Grant Award from the NIH to for Remote Monitoring of Cognitive...

BioSensics, a global leader in wearable movement sensors for healthcare, has received a grant award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop technology for continuous, remote monitoring of cognitive decline. Using this technology, BioSensics will be able to perform objective assessment of instrumental activities of daily living, life space, and digital social interactions, […]
Gps smartsole

GPS Tracking Insoles to Track Location of People with Dementia

GTX Corp, an IoT platform and global provider of GPS tracking and monitoring wearable and wandering assistive technology, has released GPS enabled “Smart” insoles to track location of people with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. Read more New Smart Socks Help Prevent Patient Falls These have been designed specifically for wandering which is the […]
Smartsole for children

GTX Corp Debuts SmartSole and Invisabelt GPS Trackers for Children

GTX Corp, an IoT platform and global provider of GPS tracking and monitoring wearable and wandering assistive technology, has released 2 new products: GPS SmartSole in size small and the new GPS Invisabelt designed for toddlers and kids. The SmartSole size small can be trimmed to fit most children’s shoes, sizes three and above. It […]
Wristband to improve dementia

German Researchers Develop Sensor-Packed Wristband to Improve Lives of Dementia Patients

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration (IZM) in Berlin are working on a sensor and software package that would help people developing dementia to slow down the disease progression and enhance the quality of life for themselves and their family members. The device is a wristband that measures the patient’s vital signs, […]