As our generation ages, a growing demand of home care technologies for the elderly has come to light. Climax GX-8 VoIP Smart Care Alarm is an all-in-one wellness and personal safety alarm solution, providing voice activation, Bluetooth medical device pairing, emergency monitoring, and home automation for the ultimate independence of our senior families.
In the aging trend of 21th century, there has been an increasing desire for seniors with chronic diseases to be cared at home for cost saving. However, medical resources have not been sufficient enough for the rapid increase of aging people. New GX-8 bridges the information of healthcare to the hospital and meanwhile sends the emergency signal to the traditional monitoring centers.
How does it sound like, when your grandparents only need to stay home to maintain health tracking and control? Many elder people have reported their reluctance of wearing a sensor on wrist, or being remotely watched by a camera. Instead, they want convenience. Designed with the seniors’ concern in mind, Climax GX-8 brings convenience into their homes. GX-8 provides personalized medicare and a comfortable interaction with home and voice technology.
The Elderly is Taken Care by In-home Health Monitoring and Voice Command
To reach the demand for a smart telecare gateway that helps reducing the medical cost and simultaneously keeps seniors safe in their own homes, GX-8 supports flexibly pairing with third-party Bluetooth (BLE) healthcare sensors, like blood glucose monitor, pulse oximeter, or heart rate monitor, for tracking health data and providing customized alerts when necessary. Users can directly share measurements with their doctors or physicians, ensuring stable health checking for themselves.
In addition to health trackers, GX-8 is also compatible with Pivotell Advance Automatic Pill Dispenser to keep secure of all pills, and remind seniors to take the correct medicine at the pre-set time.
For some special occasions that remote care given is insufficient and the user needs onsite assistance or medical support, the Help Arrival Function of GX-8 informs the caregiver or medical personnel for immediate actions. The system also keeps the user’s family member in the pace with the handling progress such as professional personnel’s arrival, case completion or further assistances required. The function enables the seniors rest assured that they are always been taken care of.
One control interface that everyone agrees for the elderly is voice command. Working with the leading voice ecosystem Amazon Alexa via cloud, GX-8 supports home care with advanced voice control. “Alexa, tell Climax I need help!” can be the conversation when a user is looking for emergency assistance at home.
With the VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) feature, GX-8 VoIP Smart Care Alarm communicate in two-way voice calls using broadband Internet connection. Users are able to contact their caregivers or family members through DECT devices, talking pendants, call points, and voice extenders at emergencies. In the other way round, GX-8 also alerts seniors by voice about any setting changes or events at home.
The Smart Home Automation for Seniors
To realize the seniors’ independent living at home, GX-8 enables the whole-home control. Equipped with built-in module selections of RF, Zigbee, BLE, DECT, as well as the expandable communication of Wi-Fi and Z-Wave via USB dongle, GX-8 makes smart home automation control flexible with any type of preferred control ecosystem.
With the maximum connection of up to 100 devices, GX-8 supports home automation covering lighting, energy control, and security. Scenarios like a “Wake-up Mode” will smoothly start 15 minutes before the user’s morning alarm. With the preset configuration, ceiling lights are gradually turned off, curtains are opened to 50 percent, and the radio will start playing a favorite program with sound volume from low to fair. All the automatic steps are completed to tenderly provide a smooth wake-up, which is the most comfortable start of the day for the senior users.
A Bluetooth pendant also works with GX-8 to activate smartphone geolocation services. That fulfills the true automation of home settings before the senior arriving the home. In the meanwhile, the geolocation service provides the alert message with location info when the user is out of home and needs urgent helps.
GX-8 can further integrate home cameras or PIR motion sensors to deliver real-time monitoring and verification for users or caregivers who need visual info. When emergency occurs, alerts with images are immediately sent to family members, and care center, who can promptly verify the event by viewing the captured footage and thus, taking proper actions.
The Health Solution Closest to User and Market
Based in Taiwan, where the population is aging rapidly, Climax Technology develops comprehensive healthcare and security solutions that can deal with the general problems of connected smart home elderly care. With global deployment in Asia, Europe and North America, Climax Technology maintains close collaboration with various research centers to keep its development for the cutting-edge innovation.
From the view of Climax Technology, the “safe and sound” of senior smart home brings the elderly peace-of-mind. As home security and healthiness are top concerns for the families, GX-8 aims to maintain the safety control with tight connection between human and technology. The voice is therefore a perfect tool for the home control and healthy lifestyle support.
To continue progress and development, Climax will further optimize solutions to bring better home environment and more intuitive user experience for senior home care.
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