MIT Technology Review: Home Assistants like Amazon Echo Could Be a Boon for Assisted Living

Home Assistants like Amazon Echo Could Be a Boon for Assisted Living
MIT Technology Review

Personal assistant gadgets like Amazon Echo and Google Home are equipped with speakers and microphones—ostensibly so you can ask questions and they can give you answers. Guenael Strutt sees that built-in hardware as an untapped resource for doing something else entirely: making sure you’re okay. Strutt is the head of product development for Elliptic Labs, which uses ultrasound technology for presence detection, rather than the typical infrared sensors like you see in your smartphone. It uses a Read the full story

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