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Description:

GlowCaps are internet connected caps that go on standard pill bottles. The lid lights up when you should take a pill. If you don't, it sounds a ringtone. If you still don't, it calls you on the phone. It also reports your pill taking compliance to family members and your doctor.

Categories:


Mistake-proofing category: mistake detection
Setting function: Physical
Regulatory function: Sensory Alert & Warning
Source: Off-the-shelf

Links:

Text: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB20001424052748703431604575095771390040944.html#mod=todays_us_personal_journal

video: http://money.cnn.com/video/fortune/2008/11/10/fortune.copeland.disruptors.glowcap.fortune/

video: http://www.vitality.net/glowcaps.htmhttp://www.vitality.net/glowcaps.htmll

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Sources of Supply: http://www.vitality.net/glowcaps.html

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