London-based brothers dial up Oracle for Startups and Oracle Digital Assistant to build an automated call system to check in on vulnerable shut-ins.
Monty and Hector Alexander had the idea to found Yokeru after their grandmother fell at home and was left unattended for eight hours. Monty, 25, a mechanical engineering student at Imperial College London, and his brother, Hector, built an automated call system to check in on vulnerable individuals with the help of Oracle for Startups and Oracle Digital Assistant.
It’s now clear that remote monitoring is pivotal to the future of the care system. Yokeru offers a digitally inclusive way to support those who would otherwise suffer in silence.
Yokeru’s first deployment was with Hammersmith and Fulham Council. Starting in May 2020, Yokeru regularly called 9,000 residents and connected them to specific help if they requested it. Today, Yokeru works with a number of local authorities to support vulnerable communities. Read the complete article here.
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