Tech-optimized house helps people with disabilities

10/12/2009 | Daily Camera (Boulder, Colo.)

The SmartHome in Boulder, Colo., a group home for people with disabilities who require residential supervision, utilizes the latest in integrated, assistive technology to help its residents achieve more independence. Residents and live-in staff are recognized throughout the house by radio-frequency badges that allow them access to appropriate technology. A spokesman for Imagine!, the company that builds SmartHomes, says the goal is to "identify and test in real-world situations what kinds of technologies can help individuals with developmental disabilities engage in the community."

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Daily Camera (Boulder, Colo.)

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