Open, modular indoor positioning systems can be deployed quickly and provide automated on-call help for senior centers or those living alone. IoT technology is playing an important role in creating a better quality of life for the senior generation, whether at home or in senior living communities.

Opportunities for solution providers in the healthcare sector are enormous – and expanding with market growth. According to research from, as reported in Forbes, the healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) market segment is projected to hit $117 billion by 2020.

Intelligent sensing technology developed by MIT can measure our vital stats—without needing a single wearable device.


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