"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. Reside@HOME 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 Reside@HOME, 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..."