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BioSensics’ Wearable Technology Supports Aging in Place

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Sept. 28, 2020

Newton, MA — In 2007, wearable sensor technology was just gaining traction. Applications largely focused on fitness and wellness, measuring things like numbers of steps and hours of sleep. However, Ashkan Vaziri, Ph.D., and a few friends had an idea for a different approach: They believed that wearable sensors with medical applications could help older adults remain independent as they age.

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