With ground breaking advancements in augmented reality, ingestible devices, smart homes, 3D printing of body parts and food, artificial intelligence and robots, Shara paints a picture of how these technologies will evolve over the next 10-years and beyond, where older Australians’ will harness the power of innovative technology to retain their independence for increasingly longer periods of time.
Topics covered include:
- Augmented reality, virtual reality, facial recognition, voice interfaces, biometrics + 3D cameras — Enhancing the way we interface with our environment
- Wearable, Implantable and Ingestible Devices — Enablers for a new of Generation of Healthcare Services
- Smart Homes — How connecting to the Internet of Things will enable elderly citizens to stay home longer, and remain socially engaged
- Robots! Get ready for the robot assistant — everything from robot cleaning appliances, to beds that transform into wheelchairs, hair washing robots, personal trainers and even driverless cars will help elderly citizens stay mobile longer
- Mind controlled prosthetics — Opening up new opportunities for elderly patients with physical disabilities
- 3D Printing — In the not-too-distant future everything from spare parts to body parts will be printable on demand. Get ready for 3D printed orthotics, exoskeletons, bionic ears and much more!
- Artificial Intelligence / Digital Avatars – How smart software will assist aged care management