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Software that keeps an eye on Grandma

Networked sensors and machine learning make it easy to see when things are out of the ordinary.

Much of health care — particularly for the elderly — is about detecting change, and, as the mobile health movement would have it, computers are very good at that. Given enough sensors, software can model an individual’s behavior patterns and then figure out when things are out of the ordinary — when gait slows, posture stoops or bedtime…
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