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April 10th 2012:Home automation--things family caregivers should think about

Terry d’Silva is an entrepreneur, electronic engineer, inventor and businessman. Mon Ami, his latest invention, has the potential to improve the quality of life for seniors and for people with handicaps and their family caregivers, and to support Active Aging. Alan Majer founded GoodRobot.com. His current venture uses technology to help the elderly live independently in their homes by sharing information with family and caregivers. They explain why they got involved with home automation. They discuss the family caregiver guideline they are both working on, which explains things family caregive

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Terry D’Silva

Terry D’Silva is an entrepreneur, electronic engineer, inventor and businessman and holds a Masters Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. In 1984, he founded Tertec Enterprises Inc., to realize and market his ideas, inventions and innovations, and to hold the patents for some of his inventions. With its mission “Engineering our tomorrows”, Tertec has established itself as a design house with an international reputation. Its electronic products can be found in countries ranging from North America to China and Europe. In its local community, Tertec works with local high schools, colleges and universities to introduce students to topics such as electronics, robotics, computer enginee
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Alan Majer

Alan Majer is the founder of GoodRobot.com and AAH.ca. He has always been interested in how science, technology and society intersect to shape our future. Over the last 12 years, he’s pursued this interest directly in his career as a research analyst and writer. Now, he is exploring this frontier hands-on: experimenting with sensors, home automation, robotics, and collective intelligence. His current venture (aah.ca) uses technology to help elderly people live independently in their homes by sharing information with family and caregivers. Monitoring the activity within the home (when the fridge was last opened for example) allows families to know how their loved one is doing, or even alert t
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