The ThermoCare by Daniel Sage is a thermostat that's designed to be used easily by seniors and the elderly. With an easy-to-read high contrast interface, simple icons and wireless operation from anywhere in the house, the ThermoCare enables the elderly to adjust the temperature in their homes without assistance.
Check out some other technology aimed at making seniors' lives easier and more comfortable.
Implications - While technology may remain foreign to the elderly, industries are looking to make it less complex for this demographic. Many companies are simplifying interfaces, enlarging the words and providing easily accessible controls to ease the daily lives of senior citizens. Even though many gadgets appear to be for the tech savvy, businesses haven't forgotten about those who are less knowledgeable with gadgets.
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