The internet of things–part 2

internet of t2You may have a vague recollection of a post I wrote back in April called ‘The Internet of things” looking at the interactive technology becoming available and impacting on our daily lives.

What concerns us most as we get older and recognizing that in a few years the over 65 year olds will outnumber those under 5 years of age is the impact this inevitably will have on health care, and in particular on the dramatic rise in dementia related illnesses as we age, so e.g. at the age of 90 some 50% of women and 30% of men will suffer from the condition.

For many the prospect of having to leave their homes

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The Internet of Things

internet-of-thingsWhat do you know of the Internet of Things?

Most likely you may not have heard the expression before, yet the term was first documented back in 1999 so not entirely new, and it refers to the connectivity or interconnection of all sorts of embedded devices, systems and services that goes beyond mere machine to machine communication. The important thing is that it is able to interoperate within the existing internet infrastructure.

Well, you say, how does that affect me?

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