Smart Senior Living

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Reliable product interoperability verified by ProKNX and Skyresponse

After rigorous testing, it has been confirmed that the ProKNX smart speaker, Aragon Companion, and the alarm management platform developed by new partner, Skyresponse, are seamlessly interoperable. The emerging move toward interoperability of products and systems in the intelligent technology sector is quickly becoming essential for their longevity in the market. In order to remain viable options for the consumer, the technologies must be flexible. Each product needs to be compatible with as many complementary systems as possible. Skyresponse takes alarm handling to a sophisticated level. Their dynamic platform constructs a connected network that reacts to incidents in the environment. It […]

ProKNX smart speakers now used with IPBuilding hardware

ProKNX is excited to announce that after recent completion of a series of rigorous tests, ProKNX’s offline smart home assistant, Aragon, has proven to be compatible with the hardware of IPBuilding, provider of leading smart assisted living solutions. This result strengthens the development of the interoperable ecosystem solution for smart care provided by UK-based AdaptEco. The technological interoperability of two of their principal Digital Care Partners, IPBuilding and ProKNX, is of paramount importance; enabling the company to design and deploy complete ecosystem solutions. Christian Kiefel, CEO of ProKNX stated, “We are extremely pleased that our speaker, Aragon, functions seamlessly with the […]

Time to throw out your smart TV remote control

ProKNX offline smart speakers can now be used to vocally control Sony Smart TVs How many times have you had to search for the TV remote control in the last few months?  It happens to all of us at one time or another; the remote control for the television is mislaid, runs out of batteries, or gets broken in a (pretend) Jedi sword fight.  We experienced this issue just recently. After much searching for a lost remote control, it turned up in the kitchen fridge. It turned out that a member of the family (who shall not be named) went […]

Machine Learning based Motion Anomaly Software for AAL – White Paper

The percentage of elderly in the general population is predicted to steadily augment in the near future, and life expectancy to lengthen. There is a growing concern for the safety of this growing elderly population living alone as they become more frail. As a consequence, the importance of developing alternative options to allow the elderly to remain in their homes for extended periods of their lives is an issue that must be addressed urgently. With these factors in mind, ProKNX developed Aragon in 2019. The original smart speaker automates daily tasks like control of lighting, heating, and blinds with everyday […]

ProKNX wins award for Best Product of the year for the new Aragon Companion

Anticipation rippled through the crowd as the cream envelope containing the names of the winners of Best Product for 2021 was torn open on stage at the annual Smarthome Germany Awards yesterday. This prestigious organization carefully selects and acclaims the best new developments in the German-speaking Smart-home industry each year. Applause broke out as ProKNX was awarded third place for its new offline smart home assistant, Aragon Companion, that enables seniors to live safely and independently at home for longer. After the awards ceremony, ProKNX CEO, Christian Kiefel said that he was extremely pleased with the placing, and congratulated the […]

Announcing a brand-new partnership!

The ProKNX office is buzzing with excitement with the confirmation of our new partnership with AdaptEco!  AdaptEco is a UK-based company that provides end-to-end smart care technology EcoSystems for assisted living and senior-focused, future-proofed homes.  We are proud to collaborate with AdaptEco, and be an active part of their Digital Care Partnership.  AdaptEco has 20 years of experience in the field of digital care. Since 2018 they have been providing pioneering smart-care, personalized solutions for extra-care living. The company is passionate in their search for the world’s most innovative smart home technologies. This enables them to construct bespoke, customer-centric solutions that help […]