TWO YEARS AGO, I wrote a column in the Irish Examiner about using wireless networks instead of Eircom's Home Alert system. It seems that many pensioners down the country get outside the 60 foot range of their paging devices when they slip on the frozen ground while hauling turf into the house. They can die of exposure within two hours if someone doesn't check up on them. Why not a nonintrusive system that harnesses wireless gerontechnology? That's what Sharon O'Brien is trying to figure out as well.
Brian Corbett -- "Web Based Home Automation System" 232 kb PowerPoint and 1.6 MB Doc