AI enabled smart home assistant solution to combat social isolation and loneliness
HomeCare an AI, voice-enabled smart home assistant solution that assists older people in everyday tasks and helps them combat social isolation and loneliness by connecting family, friends, and support services together.
About the project
With loneliness becoming an even greater well-being concern for older people through the pandemic, the need to supplement in-person support services through technology is an important innovation challenge. This ground-breaking solution, HomeCare, is a major step forward in enabling this.
HomeCare is a patented and unique AI smart home assistant solution that helps older people to connect to a suite of digital services, using voice and screen interactions through Internet of Things (IoT) devices. The solution was developed to complement real world care and aims to help users combat social isolation and loneliness by connecting family, friends, and support services together. It is designed to provide an easy, voice-enabled way to assist older people in everyday tasks, stay informed about what is going on and stay connected to the community and the people that matter.