Wearables, coupled with and in-home sensor and communication networks, could help older people to live independently for as long as possible. The existing analogue telephone lines for telecare – currently used by 170k people in Scotland – will be turned off in 2025, presenting a major opportunity to the introduction and application of IoT and other digital solutions.
There is a Scottish wide programme run by the Scottish Local Government Digital Office, who CENSIS are working with to support innovation activities in this sector.
The following areas are examples of where IoT technologies can be used to enhance digital telecare
If you would like to know more about CENSIS activity in this sector, let’s talk.
Within the FutureTech programme, CENSIS met with people from different sectors to hear their ideas about the transformative potential of IoT.
IoT technology will transform business operations across Scotland and impact every sector of the economy.
5 subject areas
The Scottish Government-funded FutureTech workshops were held across Scotland throughout 2019 in the subject areas of
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