Smart Homes Keep Eye On The Elderly

from the spy-on-your-grandparents dept

Last week we had an article talking about how you can now use new technology to spy on your kids all the time. Well, why stop with your kids? You can now spy on your grandparents too. TechTV is running a story about new “smart homes” that place sensors everywhere to constantly check up on the person living there. It actually doesn’t seem like a bad idea for people who need some sort of assisted living, but don’t necessarily want to move into an assisted living center or to hire a full time person to monitor them in their own home. Of course, this might mean that the “I’ve fallen and I can’t get up!” woman is out of a job. These sensors will be able to determine that without the woman having to press the button to call for help.

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