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[email protected]: Linux For Elderly Healthcare

[ Thanks to Michael Larabel for this
link. ]

“With the projected increase in the elderly population, the
rising cost of health-care, and the lack of available resources to
those with Alzheimer’s and other neuro-degenerative diseases, a new
technology start-up is hoping to alleviate some of this burden and
create a new opportunity for Linux in the next-generation
tele-health market. [email protected] is an ‘aging in place’ solution
that’s designed to keep those with diminished cognitive ability
independent and in their own residence for as long as possible.
Part of what makes this interesting; however, is that the device is
Linux-based–Ubuntu Linux to be exact. Blue Heron Network LLC, the
company behind [email protected], will be formally introducing this
solution in the first quarter of 2008, but in this article are some
details about this unique Linux-based health-care product…”


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