Healthcare Takes Center Stage at CES
Not knowing what we were going to find, outside of a couple of familiar company names among the exhibitor list, we ventured last week into the belly of Sin City, otherwise known as the Las Vegas Convention Center. We were surprised that, among all the cool gadgets such as wrist fitness monitors, Google Glass knockoffs, and remote thermostat controllers, found great numbers of gadgets and tools designed to monitor elderly or ailing people living alone in their homes. They won't all make it to the big time, and they won't all have a place in home care right away, but some might. Here is a briefing on what we found.