Terms like Digitisation and innovative technologies are now firmly anchored in our consciousness. However, not only our vocabulary is changing, but also our immediate environment. The current trend of transforming our own homes into an everyday-supporting smarthome with intelligent assistance systems - such as Amazon's Alexa - remodelling is already widespread among younger generations and is now gradually arriving among older groups of people.
Although many senior citizens are still sceptical about innovative technologies, smart assistance systems can make life in their own homes sustainably easier, more comfortable and, above all, more pleasant. secure design. JAMES can be described as intelligent emergency call system The Smarthome can be easily integrated into the everyday lives of older people and offers a range of life-enhancing functions through its components. Consequently, nothing stands in the way of "moving into" one's own smarthome and thus into the digital age.
Peter is 73 and has lived alone in his large house for several years. Until now, he has done everyday tasks himself, but despite regular exercise, Peter is no longer as agile as he was a few years ago. The senior is plagued by back pain. Peter's son Gerhard lives with his family in a Vienna smart flat and is enthusiastic about the benefits of the new technologies. After his son's encouragement, Peter now also decided to convert his house into a smarthome.
From now on JAMES and Alexa (Amazon) for more Security and Comfort. The newly networked AAL-(Active and assisted Living)Smarthome makes Peter's everyday life easier by automating tedious or strenuous daily tasks through digitally controlled routines, thus creating more leisure and comfort:
Besides the all-encompassing Alexa-Home optimisation (networking and control of light, room temperature, music and TV, coffee machine, lawn robot, etc.), facilitates JAMES Peter's life with a mobile home emergency call, video telephony, the measurement and assessment of vital signs as well as reminders to take important medication and much more.
Thanks to the unbeatable helper duo JAMES and Alexa Peter's life has changed from the ground up: He now lives under the sign of the JAMES core areas SAFETY, HEALTH and COMMUNITY and thus has more time and energy for family and friends.
For example, digital services that are networked with furnishings and household appliances (air conditioners, coffee machines, household, pool and mowing robots, etc.) and can be controlled via voice commands provide a more comfortable life.
Pedometers, scales, sugar and blood pressure monitors, etc. linked to apps or smart devices can help keep track of important health data and have it professionally assessed. The JAMES Vital Sensors enable, in conjunction with the JAMES TabletThe patient's personal vital signs can be viewed and clarified by a qualified nurse (optional service). In addition, with the help of the age-optimised video telephony function of the JAMES Tablet nursing staff and doctors can be consulted at any time.
Isolation and boredom? Not with JAMES!
A smart emergency call system forms the main focus of JAMES. Nevertheless, the interconnected areas of community and entertainment contribute immensely to the general well-being of older people. The automation of one's own home opens up a completely new dimension of entertainment. For example, assistance systems enable central control of televisions, lights, speakers, blinds, etc. The JAMES Tablet with its age-friendly software, also offers easy communication options (video telephony, voice connection, chat) with family, friends and professionals, as well as a variety of games and internet services (YouTube, digital newspaper, radio and much more).
A pair like no other - JAMES meets Alexa!
Smart Homes thus guarantee optimal protection for their residents. With the unique combination of JAMES and Alexa your own home becomes even safer: JAMES' Mobile home emergency call at the touch of a button is Alexa's Help with the home emergency call by voice command: "Alexa, JAMES!"