The primary thread is that sensors, accelerometers or even just the location technology in a mobile phone could give use new ways to keep tabs on those who we worry about.
Some of the companies serving this market:
- Omnilink, which combines a tiny sensor that can be inserted into an Alzheimer's patient's shoes with the Comfort Zone Web-based application for monitoring
- AmberWatch GPS, which can be clipped to a children's backpack
- BioHarness, which monitors vital signs and sends them to doctors
- Exmobaby, a onesie that will include smart technology for tracking infants while they sleep