FRIENDSWOOD, TX, May 25, 2011 – Seniors In Touch, LLC (SIT) today announced it has been accepted into the Accelerator Program at the Houston Technology Center (HTC). Named by Forbes as one of “Ten Technology Incubators Changing The World,” HTC’s Information Technology Program provides strategic and tactical management, in-depth business guidance, and access to investors and technical service firms.
“Working together with HTC provides resources and access to capital that will help accelerate our commercialization,” says Brian Lang, Chief Executive Officer of SIT. “We’ve worked diligently to create an innovative, patented Family Communication System for residents of Senior Living Communities. With HTC’s help, that system will more quickly deploy and improve the quality and length of life for senior adults.
About Seniors In Touch:
Seniors In Touch is a patented Family Communication System for residents of Senior Living Communities. Providing today’s technologies to senior adults brings families together, improving quality and length of life for senior adults. One of the greatest challenges for Senior Living Communities is generating communication between senior residents and family members. Seniors In Touch leverages patented technologies into an innovative system, enhancing communication between seniors and their families in secure and simple online environments.
About Houston Technology Center:
Named by Forbes as one of “Ten Technology Incubators Changing The World,” the Houston Technology Center provides education, insight, and access to capital that entrepreneurs need for commercialization. The Houston Technology Center is a business accelerator and the largest technology business incubator in Texas, advancing the commercialization of emerging technology companies in the greater Houston area. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, HTC assists Houston-based entrepreneurs within several key sectors: energy, information technology, life sciences, nanotechnology and and NASA/aerospace technologies. For more information, visit http://HoustonTech.org.
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It’s very simple
Our patented family communications system for residents of Senior Living facilities makes it easy to stay in touch!
Text and Video E-mail Messaging. A camera built into the touchscreen with video e-mail technology creates a simple communications solution for senior adults. Those who wish to type can, but it is not required.
Photo Album. This feature allows for family members to upload photos for immediate viewing by the Senior without the delivery delays of mailing traditional photos. Multiple family members can create photo folders and upload pictures.
News, Weather, and Sports. Seniors can select the zip code from whatever city they'd like to get news, weather, and sports, allowing them to stay in touch with either their local community or one that reflects their roots.
Life Story. A very unique feature, this allows the Senior and their loved ones to create and maintain a living legacy and journal of the senior's life. This story section of Seniors In Touch creates a touchstone for interaction and genealogy for the entire family group.