Source: “18 percent of seniors live alone, while 43 percent report feeling lonely on a regular basis.”
Study conducted by researchers from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
1. Propose/Join challenges
2. Chase Friends "Pokemon" Style
3. Measure biometric signals
4. Level up and collect points
5. Contact Caregiver directly
6. Alerts: Prescription/Consultations
1. Monitor biometric signals
2. Check Alerts
3. Set monitoring plan
1. Propose Challenges
2. Check Alerts
3. Contact User directly
September 30, 2017
Our Co-Founder Luis Curvelo was a mentor in the Hack 4 Ageing Well, a technological marathon whose participants will create solutions for active aging. It has been an honor to be able to share and mentor so many good ideas and projects.
September 27th and 28th 2017
We were glad to be representing Portugal in this very important international competition (World Summit Award). At the congress we received the visit from Maria Manuel Marques, Portuguese Minister of the Presidency and Administrative Modernization, and Rogerio Carapuca, APDC's President.
September 12, 2017
A jury led by Professor Roberto Carneiro has selected eight national projects for the World Summit Awards (WSA). These awards distinguish innovative digital solutions that impact society and this year covers candidates from around 178 countries, a statement said. The Portuguese jury selected the national projects, in a process coordinated by APDC, with the participation of the Portuguese National Innovation Agency too.
February 10, 2017
Proving that Portuguese technology can make all the difference in people's lifes, being an important tool in the fight against loneliness, isolation and sedentarism, XIMI is one of the 12 selected projects in Espoo, Finland to integrate one of the largest acceleration programs in the field of health in Europe (Vertical - The Health Accelerator). There were more than 280 applications coming from all over the world..
October 10, 2016
XIMI is one of the Portuguese apps selected to participate in Web Summit, the World’s largest Tech convection, which takes place in Lisbon, from 7th to 10th of November.
June 21, 2016
Ximi working with IBM Watson technology in the Cold Greenhouse in Business Connect 2016 event.
April 24, 2016
At Fundação Calouste Gulbenkien, a new and innovative App developed by Compta, ximi, was born and is intended to change the lives of people living in isolation.