Fujitsu Launches Research Project to Provide Health Monitoring Technologies and Assisted Independent Living

Fujitsu Laboratories Limited and Fujitsu Ireland Ltd. today announced the launch of the KIDUKU Project, a research initiative that aims to provide “monitoring services and assisted independent living for senior citizens and patients who live in smart houses”.

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The project will commence in July 2013 in Ireland, and will last for three years. It is being carried out in collaboration with three Irish research institutions—TRIL, CASALA, and CLARITY—each of which has pursued monitoring, diagnostic support and other advanced activities involving the use of ICT in a variety of scenarios, including medicine and daily life.

Read more: Fujitsu Press Release / RTE News

 

About Toni Bunting

Toni joined Ireland’s longest established telecare company, TASK Community Care in 2009, and is responsible for operations and business development in its Northern Ireland division. Having originally planned for a career in the legal profession, she gained her Bachelor of Laws degree in 2004, and subsequently completed the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law of England and Wales. Toni also holds a Master’s Degree in Management & Corporate Governance and has carried out various legal research/publications work for the Law Centre (NI) on a voluntary basis, with a focus on Community Care Law.
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