Elder-Care Facility Opens with Temperature, Behavior, Accident Tracking

By Claire Swedberg

Australian senior living facility Odyssey is deploying sensor-based IoT technology to track residents and patients so it can predict, prevent and respond to injuries and health issues, as well as identify anyone with a fever attempting to enter.

Australian eldercare provider Odyssey has adopted a solution from Essence Group Australia that provides nurse-calling and patient-tracking functionality, as well as integration with third-party thermal cameras, to detect any visitors who could be running a fever. The company's Care@Home solution employs resident-safety sensors with motion- and radar-based sensing to detect the locations and movement patterns of each individual for safety purposes, as...

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