The TRIL (Technology Research for Independent Living) Centre is a coordinated collection of research projects addressing the physical, cognitive and social consequences of ageing, all informed by ethnographic research and supported by a shared pool of knowledge and engineering resources.
A detailed look at an older person’s experience of going through the TRIL Clinic is described in the TRIL featured story entitled ‘The TRIL Clinic – Supporting Health Aging’.
To read the article follow this link to the TRIL site.
This week we are in Boston and have a very full agenda! On Monday & Tuesday we will be running the first U.S. based SHIMMER Training Course. On Tuesday afternoon we move across town to Harvard Medical to present at the IEEE workshop as described in the post below.
Following on from our recent joining of the Continua Alliance we will then be attending the Continua Fall Summit 2009. The summit will be held at Harvard Medical and runs from Wednesday 29th to Friday 31st of October. We are really looking forward to our first Continua Summit. It will be a great opportunity to engage with like minded companies who are working to advance the connected personal health ecosystem.
Shimmer Research has joined the Continua Alliance as a contributing member.
Read the full article here.
Dr. Catalin Caranfil, Lead Technologist here at SHIMMER Research will be presenting at the Center for Connected Health Symposium 2008 to be held at Harvard Medical in Cambridge Mass. The theme of this years event, sponsored by Partners Healthcare is “Who Provides, Who Decides, Who Pays: Consumers, Clinicians and Business Models in the Connected Care Era”. The event will be held over two days on the 27/28th of October.
On Tuesday afternoon at 2:45 in the Bray room, Catalin will be giving an overview of SHIMMER as well as showing some demos of the platform in action.
We encourage you to stop by if you are at the event and we will be available to meet following the close of the session at 3:35. Hope to see you there!
We will be live from Friday 3rd October 2008.
Watch SHIMMER coverage from RTE Six-One news. Coverage starts 1.5 minutes into the link.
DUBLIN, Ireland and NEW YORK, New York, July 16, 2008—
Ireland-based Realtime Technologies, a leading provider of electronic manufacturing and design services, today launched Shimmer™, a hardware research platform designed for wearable health sensing in both connected and wireless environments.
Read the full story here.