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Project Liberty - Care Innovation - Issue #9

Project Liberty - Care Innovation - Issue #9
By the team at Yokeru • Issue #9 • View online
Important news in the telecare space this week.
Communicare247, a fully-digital telecare outfit, has won a £130,000 grant to roll out ‘Project Liberty’.
Project Liberty supports people at home using Alexa’s, smartwatches, and IoT devices. The Glasgow based project is limited to a small number of participants, although there are around 9,000 telecare users in the city, and it’s plausible that the platform would grow nationally. 
Communicare247’s CEO, Tom Morton, said: 
“A telecare system that uses Alexa and smart watches is a game changer. We are integrating common and easy to use consumer products along with IoT sensors and innovative telehealth monitoring in an existing data-led system that reports to carers, family members and emergency services as required.”
(My bolding) 
‘Easy to use consumer products’ is a crucial insight. Leveraging high quality ‘known’ devices, such as Alexa’s, will reduce tech-redundancy and increase adoption (people are comfortable with Alexa’s in their homes).  

Communicare247's platform
Communicare247's platform
For more information about their platform, I reccomend this explainer. Theres a show-and-tell section from 26 mins in:
Communicare247, Project Liberty - From Proof of Concept to Deployment
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Hector
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