A pilot project led by WSU scientists that’s using smart-home technology for health care is expanding to other locations and uses.
By Addy Hatch, WSU Nursing
SPOKANE, Wash. – An interprofessional team of scientists from Washington State University has landed a $1.77 million grant to research how “smart-home” technology can monitor the health and safety of senior citizens from afar.
By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture
PULLMAN, Wash. – Someday, your phone may be so smart that it alerts you to get a decaf as you head to Starbucks, since you’ve already drunk five caffeinated cups of coffee that day. And sensors in your body may alert you to low insulin levels or the need for a deep drink of water.
Sensors are in place throughout this smart home.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have received a National Science Foundation grant to share their “smart home in a box” technology with 60 institutions and scientists around the world in what will be the largest-ever installation of such home monitoring systems.
The collaborators will develop their own monitoring projects in a home or a lab and report back their results. With this data, the WSU researchers will be able to develop a system for using and sharing cutting-edge, smart environments data on … » More …