MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS: How Xbox sensors are keeping elderly people safe in their homes

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Caroline Gardner, research associate at the University of Manchester, said: “We are very excited to be working with Salix Homes on this ground-breaking MiiHome research project, which we hope will help ensure elderly people can maintain their independence for longer.

“We are very grateful to the residents at Salix Homes who have kindly agreed to help us with this first study and I will be making regular visits to see how everyone is getting on and how the Kinect technology is performing. It is really important for us to know if it is practical to install this type of equipment and to learn from their experiences.”

Period6 Apr 2018

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  • TitleHow Xbox sensors are keeping elderly people safe in their homes
    Media name/outletManchester Evening News
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date6/04/18
    DescriptionCaroline Gardner, research associate at the University of Manchester, said: “We are very excited to be working with Salix Homes on this ground-breaking MiiHome research project, which we hope will help ensure elderly people can maintain their independence for longer.

    “We are very grateful to the residents at Salix Homes who have kindly agreed to help us with this first study and I will be making regular visits to see how everyone is getting on and how the Kinect technology is performing. It is really important for us to know if it is practical to install this type of equipment and to learn from their experiences.”
    URLhttps://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/xbox-kinect-cameras-elderly-homes-14488675
    PersonsCaroline Gardner

Keywords

  • ageing
  • technology
  • care homes