Reside@HOME Linux Health-Care
Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu on 12 May 2008 at 04:23 PM EDT. Add A Comment
Back in November, we first featured Reside@HOME as an Ubuntu-based touch-computer designed to assist the elderly in remaining independent and in their homes as long as possible. Reside@HOME communicates with the (also Linux-based) servers via wireless or wired connection, where certified caregivers are able to send messages, notes, images, and more.

Reside@HOME is the product of Blue Heron Network, and with it being Linux-based, it sparked the attention of If you're interested in learning more about Reside@HOME, here is their article on this Linux-based elderly home-care product.

In the interest of full disclosure, yours truly also serves as the director of software development for Blue Heron Network and the Linux developer of Reside@HOME.

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