ENP Newswire -
Release date- 30012014 - Situational awareness technology company Status Solutions and custom tablet kiosk solution provider ArmorActive today announced their partnership in using tablet technology to change the world for seniors by ending digital isolation.
Status Solutions' Apple iPad-based CATIE (Communication and Access to Information Everywhere) solution is housed in ArmorActive's tamper-resistant kiosk hardware for deployment in senior living communities across
CATIE is a multimedia application for communication and self-service that provides intercom, electronic bulletin board/digital signage, message center and concierge capabilities. The desired business logic is programmed under an endless supply of call-to-action buttons on the user interface, customized so each community can deliver its own content and amenities. Residents then have what they want at their fingertips - no keyboards or training required - from receiving emails and photos from their grandchildren to finding out what's being served for dinner or making reservations for upcoming activities.
Oxford Grand in
'We're really touched by the goal behind CATIE to make sure this generation [of seniors] doesn't get skipped,' explains
'The average age of CCRC [continuing care retirement community] residents may be in the early 80s, but they are feisty and hungry for knowledge and interaction - and they need it to prevent depression, functional decline and even premature death,' says
Senior living providers are starting to realize the need for technology to improve residents' lives and their own business operations - it's actually crucial for their survival within the industry, according to
In fact, the 65+ demographic is expected to reach 55 million in 2020 and control nearly 70 percent of disposable income, just in
ArmorActive specializes in purpose-built solutions for deploying tablet computers into any business landscape. Our goal is to provide the highest quality of service to every customer with our team of account managers who are professionals in every phase of a tablet deployment, no matter how large or small the scale of the project.
About Oxford Senior Living
Oxford Senior Living,
Varsity is the nation's leading full-service marketing communications agency focused on winning the mature market. We connect the mature market with brands in four main practice areas: retirement living, consumer goods and services, technology and healthcare. Research drives our work and our team of passionate strategists in the disciplines of creative, public relations, interactive, media and sales consulting. For more information, visit www.varsitybranding.com.
About Status Solutions
Status Solutions provides situational awareness technologies for life safety, security, environmental monitoring and mass notification. Our customized software solutions deliver real-time, detailed alerts about potential threats to life, property, business and convenience to help customers not only prevent ignorance-based loss but also transform the way they do business. With situational awareness, the right information goes to the right people on the right devices automatically for faster, more efficient communication especially in an emergency. Our innovations include the SARA automated alerting engine, the MIMI mobile health-monitoring system, and the CATIE multimedia and self-service application.
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