The Memo tablet is specifically aimed at the elderly

The Memo tablet is specifically aimed at the elderly
The Memo tablet is specifically aimed at the elderly
The Memo touch is a tablet which reminds your elder of the daily needs or can be said as it assists your elders when you are not close to them

The Memo Touch Tablet is a device which is mainly developed to help the elderly people in their everyday lives. It is mainly designed to aid the elders with the memory loss issue. This device provides the owners with a daily reminder such as medication times and upcoming doctor’s appointment.

With the help of this Tab the family members will be able to assist their elder loved ones to stay up to speed on all his daily routine jobs. They may also get the calendar events for social gathering, and also the important phone numbers and items.  The tablet also allows sharing of photographs and personalized messages from the owners’ friend and family.

A help button can also be added which automatically sends a text, email or both to a caregiver if immediate help is required. An internet connection is required with a wireless router in the users’ home for all these functions to be executed by the tab. The Memo program overrides the existing software on the tablet so the elder cannot accidentally get lost in the applications or in some cyberspace.

According to Merilee Griffin, Ph.D., president of Memo Touch, this device establishes an entirely new product category of memory assistants designed for reduction of confusion and loss of independent caused by memory impairment. He added that this tab will be for the aid of your loved one when you cannot present near them and even remind him of the important tasks.

The Memo touch is an Archos G9 101 tablet where the company has overlaid custom software on top of it. It has a 10inch screen which is capable of providing a display of 1024x600 pixels of resolution. 

According to the press release the Memo Touch is priced at $299 for the tablet plus $174 for a six-month subscription to companion care giver website or $300 for 12 month subscription. They can be ordered at memotouch.com.

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Author: Pallab Jyotee Hazarika, 2011-12- 7 (Update: 2012-05-26)