Gadget aid for the elderly (意念控制机器人造福空巢老人)

Countries: 
China
Implemented by: 
Nankai University
Type of Implementer(s): 
Academic Institution
Relevant MIPAA Issues: 
II-1 (Health promotion and well-being throughout life)
II-6 (Older persons and disabilities)
III-1 (Housing and the living environment)
III-2 (Care and support for caregivers)
Description: 

Researchers developed a remote-control that can send simple instructions to cell phones, house lights and other modified devices by the user's facial expression. It is intended for people with mobility difficulties, including the elderly. The remote-control device includes a headphone-like brainwave scanner and a receiver that connects to a laptop.