Journal Article
Innovations in health, wellness, and aging-in-place

This paper discusses innovations for older people in health and in wellness. This article presents the opportunity for intelligent technologies in the home, identifies today's apparent innovation gap indicated by the slow diffusion of existing smart technologies, and describes an integrated consumer-centric approach that may offer promise in translating inventions into innovations in people's lives across the lifespan.

Title
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsCoughlin J
Secondary AuthorsPope J
JournalIEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine
Volume27
Issue4
Date Published07/2008
ISSN0739-5175
Abstract

This paper discusses innovations for older people in health and in wellness. This article presents the opportunity for intelligent technologies in the home, identifies today's apparent innovation gap indicated by the slow diffusion of existing smart technologies, and describes an integrated consumer-centric approach that may offer promise in translating inventions into innovations in people's lives across the lifespan.

URLhttp://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/4558138/
DOI10.1109/MEMB.2008.919493