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A particular example of wearables, a smartwatch

2021: pandemic-proof wearables continue on their journey

Marta Cristofanini
It’s been a year since we published an article on our blog announcing 2020 as the “smart” year of wearable devices. Let’s see how it went (and how it will go) 2020 unfortunately wasn’t the year we all hoped…
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How to automatically detect falls

Why is it so difficult to automatically detect falls?

Marta Cristofanini
The health-tech industry is investing a lot of resources in automatic fall detection, to give the right serenity to the elderly and caregivers. But the issue is not easy to solve Falling is human “Do you know why we…
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Example of voice assistants employed for elder care

The unstoppable rise of voice assistants (in elder care)

Marta Cristofanini
Or how to make happy the over-65s. The usage of voice’s technologies is becoming very popular among the elderly, and also the employment in healthcare’s system seems to be successful A new direction for voice assistants “Play melancholy song.”…
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isolation of the elderly during COVID-19 and the effects on their well-being

Isolation and well-being: the elderly at the time of COVID-19

Marta Cristofanini
Social isolation is a condition that can pose a threat to seniors’ well-being. Here’s how not to lose sight of good habits 2020 is the year in which we were called upon to face a pandemic for the first…
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Reasons of emergency in English National Health Service

National Health Service: chronicles from a state of emergency

Marta Cristofanini
It’s a crisis which can’t be ignored. Some of its causes are common and lead us to reflect beyond any political controversy (yes, we are going to talk about Brexit too) It’s a sensitive gear, the one we are…
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patients could lie to their doctors and make omissions in the care realationship

When patients lie to doctors (and why it is not so unusual)

Marta Cristofanini
Helping doctors to access “virgin” patients’ data in respect of privacy and a spontaneous shyness. Maybe new assistive technologies can help More than lies, it would be more accurate to talk about omissions. Recent studies have demonstrated how most…
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An example of a smart wearables

2020: Smart Wearables and The Beginning of a New (Smart) Era

Marta Cristofanini
Smart wearables are taking up the world and this trend is going to intensify in the next years, thanks also to the reduction of average selling prices and few others tricks According to Gartner, the new decade is “wearable-friendly”,…
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Chinese marketing interest for foreing products

Is Chinese market a good market for healthcare investments?

Marta Cristofanini
After a long period of closure towards Western customs and traditions, the Chinese market is well-disposed towards healthcare investments for tech-products coming from abroad A boom of interest for foreign healthcare products China counts today 131 million of people…
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Seniors' assistive device

Preventing prostatic issues is possible (and here we explain how)

Marta Cristofanini
It can be really frustrating to deal with aging discomforts. The risk of being alone in disregarding important symptoms is high The importance of prevention If prevention is better than cure, Kibi could represent a valid tech-fellow for supervising…
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