IoT and the elderly

RORY DEAR | March 1, 2016

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As with any new technology solution, one naturally first ponders, "How can this benefit me and my life?" The reality is often that those most outside of the technological loop, thus never pondering this for themselves, can be the group that most benefit – in the case of the Internet of Things (IoT), perhaps it's the elderly. In the UK alone the latest census tallies more than 10 million people over the age of 65; this number is predicted to rise by 50 percent in the next two decades, and globally it's a similar story.

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