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    Phoronix: [email protected]: Linux For Healthcare

    With the projected increase in the elderly population, the rising cost of health-care, and the lack of available resources to those with Alzheimer's and other neuro-degenerative diseases, a new technology start-up is hoping to alleviate some of this burden and create a new opportunity for Linux in the next-generation tele-health market. [email protected] is an "aging in place" solution that's designed to keep those with diminished cognitive ability independent and in their own residence for as long as possible. Part of what makes this interesting; however, is that the device is Linux-based -- Ubuntu Linux to be exact. Blue Heron Network LLC, the company behind [email protected], will be formally introducing this solution in the first quarter of 2008, but in this article are some details about this unique Linux-based health-care product.

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    Interesting software and is great for the elderly. This is what I believe we should focus on more than gaming, personally. Focus on utilizing our knowledge for advancing society rather than entertaining, although I do love games/entertainment.