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Ariella
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Re: Monitoring elderly peoples
Ariella   11/20/2014 8:29:06 AM
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@Adeniji the way this works, the wearer wouldn't be beyond reach, as s/he carries the transmitting device with him/her. The only problem would be going to a place that would intefere with the Bluetooth or WiFi. Still, this is a lot more range than a hospital device ever can offer. 

Adeniji Kayode
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Re: Monitoring elderly peoples
Adeniji Kayode   11/20/2014 3:39:03 AM
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@Ariella, With much power comes more responsibilies, carrying the transmitter around may not be convenient but then monitoring the transmitter to make sure your health is being monitored where and when neccessary is important.if left beyond reach, how would you know if you are being monitored

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Re: crowded market
Adeniji Kayode   11/20/2014 3:27:30 AM
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@jacob, The business might not be bad as long as they are solving a problem

Ariella
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Re: crowded market
Ariella   11/19/2014 7:55:29 PM
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@Hailey that's true, but really most clothes today don't withstand more than that. In that case, the fabric itself tends to pill and tear, though for these shirts I believe its really a matter of too much trauma on the sensors after 50 washes. 

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Re: crowded market
Hailey Lynne McKeefry   11/19/2014 7:17:44 PM
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@Ariella, it's a good start, but i think the fabrics will have to become more robust if its really going to catch on. That's only  a year with a weekly washing which seems conservative for me.

Ariella
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Re: Monitoring elderly peoples
Ariella   11/19/2014 8:26:27 AM
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Ariella, that I understood and it seems that in house also they have to be bedridden while wearing the shirt/jacket."

@Jacob not at all! That's the idea; it's designed for active people. The promotional video shows them walking and biking outside. Really, that is not just a matter of convenience but of much better recording and safety, as they can be transmitting signals for a whole day rather than just the snapshot read of a few minutes that one gets from being strapped to a machine at an appointed time.

Ariella
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Re: Monitoring elderly peoples
Ariella   11/19/2014 8:26:27 AM
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"
Ariella, that I understood and it seems that in house also they have to be bedridden while wearing the shirt/jacket."

@Jacob not at all! That's the idea; it's designed for active people. The promotional video shows them walking and biking outside. Really, that is not just a matter of convenience but of much better recording and safety, as they can be transmitting signals for a whole day rather than just the snapshot read of a few minutes that one gets from being strapped to a machine at an appointed time.

Ariella
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Re: Monitoring elderly peoples
Ariella   11/19/2014 8:26:27 AM
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"
Ariella, that I understood and it seems that in house also they have to be bedridden while wearing the shirt/jacket."

@Jacob not at all! That's the idea; it's designed for active people. The promotional video shows them walking and biking outside. Really, that is not just a matter of convenience but of much better recording and safety, as they can be transmitting signals for a whole day rather than just the snapshot read of a few minutes that one gets from being strapped to a machine at an appointed time.

Ariella
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Re: crowded market
Ariella   11/19/2014 8:22:45 AM
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@Hailey yes, these shirts are described as washable in the machine on a warm cycle for up to 50 washes.

Jacob
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Re: crowded market
Jacob   11/18/2014 10:56:08 PM
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"do you think Microsoft will beat Google and Apple?"

Hailey, very difficult in near future. I mean i won't happen atleast for next 5-7 years

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