Tag Archives: senior citizens

NeuroSky to Enable Secure Remote Patient Monitoring

Brain-computer interface and healthcare sensor company NeuroSky said it has created a secure medical monitoring solution to help remote patient monitoring, especially for people with long term chronic illnesses. The project, still in design stage, will use processor from ARM, whose technology is in almost all smartphones. The device will allow the user full control over the patient’s data while ...

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Indians Aged Over 50 Account for Poor 7% Among Mobile Internet Users: Study

A research conducted by Telenor group shows that only 7% Indian users aged over 50 years use Internet connections compared to the overall use by youngsters and adults. The survey conducted on 45.61 million Uninor subscribers in India showed that only a niche portion of senior citizens use internet connection on mobile phones. The research revealed a shocking result, 24% ...

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Move Over Women Pink Mobiles, Now Senior Citizens’ Handy Phones Launched

Taking cue from Pink mobile phone unveiled last year by Indian mobile makers, Philips Mobile on Monday launched Philips Xenium X2566 only for senior citizens, simple to use and priced Rs.3,800. The phone makes technology accessible to the elderly with simple features like large font size, long lasting battery life and SOS function. “With changing lifestyles in metros in India ...

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Imagine India in 2050 with one-fifth senior citizens

Imagine India in 2050 when it achieves super power status as expected by analysts. No wonder, the nation will have more senior citizens than youngsters the way Japan is today. A report titled “Aspiration for the Elderly in India” by the India Backbone and Implementation Network (IbIn), an organisation working to identify the bottlenecks in policy implementation and promoting better ...

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