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Do you speak fridge? (The Charlatan)

Do you speak fridge? (The Charlatan, 28 January 2010) Although talking fridges and personal health applications for your BlackBerry may sound like something from the future, the technology to measure our daily routine and a home that reminds us to take care of ourselves is not that far away. In fact, it’s right here in … Continue reading Do you speak fridge? (The Charlatan)

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TAFETA Receives $20,000 in Bruyère Academic Medical Organization (BAMO) Funding for Nocturia Study

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The project entitled "Pressure-Sensitive Mat Technology: The Use of Bed Transfer Data in the Monitoring of Nocturia in Geriatric Day Hospital Patients" will evaluate the acceptance and feasibility of this technology as a device to help manage nocturia amongst older adults. Nocturia is defined as the is the need to get up during the night … Continue reading TAFETA Receives $20,000 in Bruyère Academic Medical Organization (BAMO) Funding for Nocturia Study

TAFETA Receives NSERC Award for hSITE

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Carleton engineers help solve real-world health care problems (Carleton Newsroom, 25 September 2009) Carleton University will lead a special project to investigate how sensors and computer software can enhance the health care of Canadians. The project is one of three major initiatives comprising the new Healthcare Support Through Information Technology Enhancements (hSITE) Strategic Research Network announced … Continue reading TAFETA Receives NSERC Award for hSITE

TAFETA Smart Technology “Takes to the Field” with CMHC Funds

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TAFETA has been awarded $20,100 from the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) to launch its first official field trial of sensor-based technology. The study, entitled "Feasibility of Smart Voice Technology to Improve Support in Affordable Seniors' Housing" provides the TAFETA research team with an opportunity to install a smart fridge sensor in five units … Continue reading TAFETA Smart Technology “Takes to the Field” with CMHC Funds

Minister of Research and Innovation Visits TAFETA Smart Apartment

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The Hon. John Wilkinson, Minister of Research and Innovation, toured the TAFETA Smart Apartment at the Élisabeth Bruyère Health Centre on May 22, 2008. The tour and subsequent meeting, which included Dr. Frank Knoefel (TAFETA Co-Chair), Dr. Rafik Goubran (TAFETA Co-Chair), and Dr. Larry W. Chambers (Élisabeth Bruyère Research Institute [BRI] President) demonstrated the exceptional … Continue reading Minister of Research and Innovation Visits TAFETA Smart Apartment

$455k in NSERC-CIHR Funding for TAFETA

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The NSERC-CHIR Collaborative Health Research Projects program has awarded Dr. Frank Knoefel and Dr. Rafik Goubran, among many researchers led by Diane Doran (University of Toronto), with $455,000 over 3 years for the project entitled: “Integration of bio-physiological information with a point-of-care decision support system for safer patient care.” The purpose of this study is to … Continue reading $455k in NSERC-CIHR Funding for TAFETA