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Homebase and LG target growing smart home interest among elderly

Smart home platform developer Homebase and LG are joining forces in the US to bring smart home technologies to residents in a retirement complex in Kansas. This reinforces the view that one of the key markets for connected healthcare devices (CHDs) and smart home devices will be the elderly. A couple of weeks ago, CHDs put in a strong appearance at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in a more supportive market. Big Tech is now heavily invested in supporting healthcare projects, providing the surrounding infrastructure needed for CHDs to stick with consumers. As ageing populations in the developed world continue to grow, CHD vendors would be wise to tailor their offerings to the elderly. The US Census Bureau predicts that…

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