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How older adults could benefit from 'Skype on wheels'

University of Georgia

Researcher Jenay Beerspecializes in assistive technology. Her work aims to help 'put the human back in the engineering equation' and help developers optimize new technology to match their users' needs. As a faculty member at the Institute of Gerontology at UGA's College of Public Health, she's often asking how can this tech help older adults be healthier, happier and safe. 

Hear how the telepresence system, a kind of 'Skype on wheels,' may help older adults.