Globally, the population of seniors is projected to surge, increasing from 530.5 million in 2010 to 1.5 billion in 2015. Many diseases that plague older adults have also gone from acute (pneumonia once called […]

15-19 November 2014 

American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Annual Symposium 15-19 November 2014 Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America Dr. Alex I. Gavino Research Scientist SMU-TCS iCity Lab What is this [..]

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 12 October 2015

As the ageing population in Singapore grows, they are becoming increasingly independent and self-caring. The elderly living alone face the risk of not getting help when they need it most. For example […]

27 April 2015

About 100 Housing Board flats in Marine Parade are being installed with sensors as part of a pilot project initiated by SMU. SMU School of Information Systems (SIS) research programme manager Elina Yu said that when fully operational, the sensors will be able to check ambient air quality and trigger an alert if a person has left the gas on for too long. SIS is helping to devise the technology for the.[…]

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