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How Xbox technology could keep older people safe at home

Researchers are testing motion-sensitive technology to see if it could detect and prevent falls ? and reduce hospital admissions Former hod carrier George Foster describes himself as ?technophobic?. But when he was given the chance to have Xbox technology, driven by artificial intelligence, installed in the sitting room of his Salford home to monitor his every movement, he saw the chance to ensure his continued independence. Related: Robot monitors in homes of elderly people can predict falls