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Presentation of eHealth and eHealth equipment (home care technology, distance care technology, telecare) in Finland.

PARO is a therapeutic robot that has been created to stimulate patient’s interaction and socialization.

NAO is an interactive companion robot. It can e.g. act as a gymnastics instructor for the senior citizens in the nursing home. NAO can be programmed to perform different kind of functions.

The Sensor technology service offers possibilities for senior citizens to live safely in their own homes longer. The service  creates safety and a feeling of security to both the senior citizen and his/her relatives.

The center in Seinäjoki consists of a home like environment where one can explore and test various assisted living technologies provided by different health technology companies. The center provides information on the home care support solutions and their usage to different target groups. Among the usual visitors are senior citizens and their family members and/or caretakers, as well as social and health care professionals and students. 

Memoera trainer is designed to provide entertainment and activity to the life of the person with a memory disorder. Device contains various kind of games which activates different part of the brains and several senses simultaneously.

Opening the lock is done via the smartphone application, but also the original key lock can be used to open the lock. The lock unit can be installed afterwards to the most common door lock models without making holes in the doors. Used e.g. at home care, where the nurse doesn’t have to carry keys of the all customers. Depending on the manufacturer, it can also be connected to the ERP system.

A security phone can be used to alert help by pressing the alarm button, which is usually passes around users wrist or neck. In general, the emergency phone itself also has an alarm button. Through the security phone the contact person can talk with the user e.g. person with the memory disorder.

Elisa Distance measurement is a smartphone application that automatically and in real-time transmits the measurement results from a measuring instrument to health professionals to utilize. The phone application reminds user of the upcoming measurement as well as instructs and gives immediate feedback when measuring. The measurement results can be viewed from the phone application during the study.

GPS devices are developed to secure the movement of the user and to function as a wireless safety phone to a person suffering from a memory disorder.  The GPS system allows the user to move freely inside the area that has been predetermined to the device. If the person with a device has been moved outside the predetermined area the device will make an automatic alert and informs the exact location to the alarm recipients.

Door alarms are devices which provide ease and sense of security to the person with a memory disorder and for the close one living with him/her. For example spouse can sleep in peace knowing that the door alarm will alert if the person with a memory disorder tries to leave from the house.

Digital calendar is an automatically updating electronic calendar which indicates the date, weekday, time and whether it is a morning, daytime, evening or night. Also alarms can be programmed; for example to remind about the daily medication times. The information is easy to read from the big screen. 

ANVIA AKKUNA is a care and entertainment service solution targeted especially for elderly users and other special groups. The solution provides video communication, with a possibility to integrate further services, such as tailored videos and music, to the platform. The user interface of the solution is designed to be simple and easy to use while also being customizable. For video communications Akkuna uses Vidyo platform. User interface and features are customizable by needs of customer.

Careousel Advance is an automated pill dispenser, which ensures that the right amount of pills is taken at the right time. The pill doses are added to the dispenser, after which the daily dose times are programmed to the dispenser. Once this is done, the dispenser cover is closed and locked. When it is time to take the pills, the dispenser turns automatically to the next slot and raises a sound and light alarm. The pills are taken by turning the dispenser upside down, which also stops the alarm.

Emfit Safebed is a bed monitoring & alarm system, which can be used for example by athletes for self-monitoring their sleep quality or by caregivers for monitoring elderly persons. The solution monitors its user while s/he is in bed, recording e.g. pulse, respiration rate and movements. The real time information is delivered to a web based user interface. It is also possible to set an immediate or a delayed alarm for times when the user leaves the bed and/or does not return within the given time. This helps to detect potential falls and wandering, which are both common symptoms for persons with memory disorder.

The Nordic Telemedicine center opened its doors in Mediwest on 21.9.2016. During the opening day, an open house event was arranged with the center’s functions being demonstrated to visitors, including e.g. various assisted living technologies and other telemedicine solutions. Co-operation with partners from Umeå was demonstrated via virtual connection, through which visitors could see and hear how heart sound as well as skin and ear camera images could be delivered over the Gulf of Bothnia in real time. In addition, Joel Karjalainen from Elisa was present and provided information about Elisa’s distance measurement solutions.

Altogether the Telemedicine center had about 130 visitors during the opening day. The day was successful and the center received a lot of positive attention. Many visitors commented that such a center had been expected, and already before the opening, the center had received positive attention e.g. among people who work with memory impaired patients.

The telemedicine center is located in the Mediwest building on the 2nd floor right next to Eptek’s office. In order to visit the center please contact us in advance either by phone 050- 574 7626 or by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Telemedicine center has been built as a part of the Interreg Botnia-Atlantica funded project Nordic Telemedicine Center.

The Telemedicine Competence Center will be opened on 21.9.2016 in Seinäjoki as a part of the Botnia Atlantica funded Nordic Telemedicine Center project. During the opening day, the center will be open for visitors between 14-18. Welcome! The competence center is located in Mediwest (Koskenalantie 16), on the 2nd floor. 

The center hosts a home like environment where various assisted living solutions and furniture are demonstrated. Information about technical assisted living solutions will be provided. The center provides information for example to elderly citizens, informal carers, social and health care professionals as well as students. During the day, a virtual connection will be taken also to Umeå, where a similar center will be opened as a part of the same project. Everyone interested in telemedicine and assisted living solutions is warmly welcome to the event!

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