Today, Continua Health Alliance announced it has entered into a liaison agreement with the Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) to research “Aging in the Connected Home”. CABA and the Alliance will examine and determine potential connected home product, service and business opportunities based on needs and expectations of the senior consumer market to enable individuals who wish to remain in their own homes for as long as possible to use personal connected healthcare to do so.
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada—March XX, 2011—The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA), an international not-for-profit industry association dedicated to the advancement of intelligent home and intelligent building technologies, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a liaison agreement with Continua Health Alliance, the international non-profit, open industry alliance of more than 240 leading healthcare and technology organizations dedicated to developing a global ecosystem of personal connected health solutions.
The liaison agreement will allow both organizations to benefit from CABA’s collaborative research study entitled “Aging in the Connected Home”. The study will examine and determine potential connected home product, service and business opportunities based on needs and expectations of the senior consumer market to support aging-in-place.
“CABA is thrilled to have entered into an agreement with Continua Health Alliance,” said Ronald J. Zimmer, CABA President & CEO. “Our organization is a leader in developing actionable, collaborative industry research. We look forward to working with the Alliance to strengthen CABA’s Research Program.”
Continua products and services leverage standards-based technology to keep individuals, healthcare providers and families connected and empowered to manage health and wellness anytime, anywhere.
“We are excited to begin working with CABA,” said Chuck Parker, Executive Director, Continua Health Alliance. “This partnership will allow us to examine new cost-effective ways to enable individuals who wish to remain living independently in their own homes for as long as possible to use personal connected healthcare to do so.”
During the past several years, CABA has been true to its mission and objectives through the formulation of multiple reciprocal cooperation agreements with trade organizations and governments worldwide. CABA is focused on working collaboratively with multiple organizations that are also committed to expanding integrated systems for connected homes and intelligent buildings.
The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) is an international not-for-profit industry association dedicated to the advancement of intelligent home and intelligent building technologies.
The organization is supported by an international membership of nearly 400 companies involved in the design, manufacture, installation and retailing of products relating to home automation and building automation. Public organizations, including utilities and government are also members.
CABA’s mandate includes providing its members with networking and market research opportunities. CABA also encourages the development of industry standards and protocols, and leads cross-industry initiatives.
About Continua Health Alliance
Continua Health Alliance is a non-profit, open industry organization of healthcare and technology companies joining together in collaboration to improve the quality of personal healthcare. With more than 240 member companies around the world, Continua is dedicated to establishing a system of interoperable personal connected health solutions with the knowledge that extending those solutions into the home fosters independence, empowers individuals and provides the opportunity for truly personalized health and wellness management.