OnK├Âl Gives Senior Users More Independence at Home

By: Alyson Wyers - Jan 10, 2015
References: onkol.net & psfk
Showcasing at CES 2015, OnKol is a connected piece of stylish wireless hardware developed to keep communication open between the elderly and their family and caregivers. The invention offers senior users more independence at home while still keeping their loved ones and support team in the loop.

Notifying relevant family members and caregivers, OnKol communicates everything from vital signs and emergency situations to incoming and outgoing calls. This way regular routine is established, anomalies can be recognized and panic can be addressed. Designed as a less invasive solution to home care, the detection device can be programmed to remind users to take medication. connect to other home monitoring sensors like smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.