Reply to post: Re: The basic idea may be sound

Comcast – the cable giant America loves and trusts – confirms in-home health device to keep tabs on subscribers

JohnFen

Re: The basic idea may be sound

It's actually a pretty good idea. The bad part is the involvement of Comcast. The even worse part is the involvement of insurance companies.

It also strikes me that a lot of, if not most of, the monitoring and analysis of sensor data could be done entirely locally rather than sending it all off to a third party. If the local monitoring system detects a potential problem, then it could do something like notify that person's physician directly.

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