Technology connected to the web can help improve the quality of life of older people and also act as an important monitor on their health.
That’s according to Professor Gregory O’Hare, based at UCD’s CLARITY: Centre for Sensor Web Technologies.
Ambient assisted living is the term giving to the linking of web-enabled devices that can do everything from sending out a warning to a GP, if an older person hasn’t moved, to reminding them that it’s time to watch their favourite TV show.
LISTEN: Interview with Prof Gregory O’Hare
Broadcast on Science Spinning on 103.2 Dublin City FM on 19-04-2012
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