Can virtual reality help us prevent falls in the elderly and others?

Every year, falls lead to hospitalization or death for hundreds of thousands of elderly Americans. Standard clinical techniques generally cannot diagnose balance impairments before they lead to falls. But researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University have found evidence that virtual reality (VR) could be a big […]

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Techcrunch: The B-Shoe hopes to prevent seniors from falling down

Each second in the U.S., an older adult takes a fall, accounting for more than 27,000 deaths from falling among older individuals, according to the CDC. A company based in Haifa, Israel, however, is working on a way to prevent those falls in the first place. B-Shoe Technologies is working on a prototype for a shoe that […]

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Thank you for your support!

Our Campaign has ended and while we may have not hit our goal, we’ve seen some great achievements in PR, market validation and the general interest from the public. We’d like to thank everyone for the great support! We’re overwhelmed by the coverage, exposure and the need people all over the world clearly expressed for out […]

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Support our Crowd Funding Efforts on Indiegogo!

So, the Indiegogo campaign is still going strong. We are going higher in the ranking on the Technology pages (the category we’re listed on) and we get more and more exposure and support. That said, we still need your help in contributions and sharing the campaign. One way you can help, in addition to contributing […]

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Fall Prevention – Why it should always be on your mind

Fall prevention is something that occupies the minds of care givers, physicians, physiotherapists and concerned family members all over the world. You see, everyone falls. We’ve all fallen at least once in our life but as we grow older so do our chances of falling increase. Falling is no fun. Getting up is sometimes hard […]

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Support B-Shoe on Thunderclap!

We started a Thunderclap campaign for our crowd Funding effort! Please help support us! This is a great way you can help refer more people and drive more traffic towards our crowd funding efforts without any obligation and with the minor action of a simple click! Thunderclap is a social cause crowd support campaign. If […]

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