Jess has worked in audio visual, custom installation and systems integration for over 20 years, both at home in the UK and overseas in Canada. A wealth of experience in residential, commercial and marine markets, combined with a background in education teaching technical subjects such as sound engineering and music technology provides him with a unique perspective on technology in the home. Now, as Director of The Smart Home Co., his business is starting to explore the benefits of home automation and smart home technology in terms of promoting independence and enabling more effective caregiving and safeguarding.
The Smart Home Co. is a home automation specialist business based in Cornwall, UK. The company has recently started to work with care organisations and local funding bodies to explore how home automation can be used to promote independence for the elderly and people suffering with dementia, autism and limited mobility. Director Jess Carter will give an insight into some of the benefits of their approaches to sufferers and those that care for them.