Imagine a bed that knows when you have woken up, or a floor that understands if you have fallen.
Technology has transformed everyone’s lives, but it is retirement communities that particularly benefit from highly advanced technology emerging from such places as the Nasa laboratories.
At Auriens, a super-luxurious development in Chelsea where prices start from £3 million, there is a feature that started life helping space explorers.
Radar technology, developed by scientists at Nasa, analyses the movement of residents, detects falls and alerts a member of staff or family when something may be wrong.
As well as the Bugatti stairlifts, homeowners at Auriens are offered kitchens with motorised cabinets…