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What's The Matter With Alexa?

What’s the matter with Alexa?  When it comes to the age-in-place elderly, nothing that a resetting of expectations can’t fix. To be clear, we like Alexa.  In fact, our next release of our firmware will include Alexa integration.  However, it seems like every week we will run into someone who says “Isn’t Alexa going to do everything that ONKÖL does?”  Ummm…...

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The Key To Successful Remote Health Monitoring?

One of the really fun things about being in this industry is the sheer level of innovation that is occurring. It seems like every week a new company pops up providing some sort of remote monitoring for the elderly. “We use an AI-powered platform attached to activity monitoring sensors to tell you if Mom is OK” or “Our remote monitoring capability uses Alexa and other cutting edge technologies to give you piece of mind” could be the marketing tagline for a lot of them. But when it comes to using remote monitoring for medical conditions, a fundamental question needs to be asked: Does it work? I’ll cut to the chase: sometimes it does, other times it's not so clearcut...

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