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Device prompts elderly to remember next task

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Being able to remember a simple daily routine can mean the difference between independent living and life in a nursing home for people with memory loss associated with aging and other forms of cognitive decline.

Research center advances work on smart environments

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 […]

WSU shares ‘smart home’ technology with the world

  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 […]