IMPACT 0042: HELPING THE ELDERLY COMMUNITY AGE UPRIGHT
Seng Ing Le, 16, is the inventor and founder of Qanemate, a social business focused on giving back to the elderly community with a more sophisticated standard of safety. After witnessing an elderly lady fall while trying to pick up her walking stick, the Qanemate was invented: a smart, adaptive walking stick holder that keeps the walking stick upright and within reach of the user when not in use. An array of smart features are embedded in the Classic QaneMate: The NFC chip is programmed to enhance user experience, providing quick and seamless access to the day’s weather forecast and UV index.
This article was published on Jul 26, 2021