Two sets of pitches, ten finalists across the competitions. The first five are finalists in the 2018 Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit Business Plan competition. The Business Plan Competition features companies pitching their ideas to a diverse panel of judges for feedback, funding and a $10,000 prize.  The second five are finalists in the AARP Innovation Labs Pitch Competition for companies focused on providing peace of mind to family caregivers through the use of VR, AI and other disruptive technologies. The winning team will go on to the AARP Innovation Pitch Event in Washington, DC, in October of 2018.

Kytera. Behavior monitoring for aging-at-home, allowing better care services, improved emergency detection and predictive analytics. Companion offers System is based on Contextual Activity Analysis technology and it consists of a wristband and easy-to-install sensors. Learn more at KyteraTech.

LifePod. Virtual caregiving, providing peace of mind to caregivers and improving the quality of life of their loved ones with voice-initiated, intelligent and connected services to support the elderly as they age-in-place. Learn more at LifePod.

Tomeah Health.  On-Demand platform for agencies to drive greater efficiencies and improved transparency in the delivery of care. Learn more at Tomeah Health.

Raivan. More accurate lung cancer diagnosis by enabling live visualization of the airways.  More when there is more.

Wavelet Health. Implantable stroke monitor for high risk atrial fibrillation to reduce time to treatment after an ischemic stroke. Learn more at Wavelet Health. Winner of the Venture Summit $10K prize.

Evolution Devices. A sleeve that uses electrical stimulation to regenerate muscles and prevent falls for the elderly. Learn more soon at Evolution Devices.

Loop. A family communication device for the home that allows you to seamlessly share video, photos, and video chat. Pre-order. Learn more at JoinLoop.

Embodied Labs.  The intersection of healthcare training and virtual reality storytelling to provide a culture shift solution that empowers every member of the care team to share their expertise and value one another. Learn more at EmbodiedLabs. Winner of the AARP Innovation Labs Competition. 

MyndVR. MyndVR is a national health and wellness company providing Virtual Reality solutions to Assisted Living, CCRCs, Veterans homes, 55+ living communities and home-health care providers. Learn more at MyndVR.

Ohmni Robot. Designed specifically for seniors to enable them to continue their independent living in a comfortable and worry-free environment. Learn more from OhmniLabs.

 

Ten technologies from the 2018 Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit originally appeared on Aging in Place Technology Watch

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