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How to Support Your Mental Health with Your Smart Speaker

Support Your Mental Health with Your Smart Speaker

With the stresses and busyness of modern life, it's easy to let self-care practices slip. But what if your smart speaker could give you a gentle nudge in the right direction throughout the day? Smart home voice assistants like Alexa can actually be useful allies for your mental wellbeing. Read on to find out how to leverage smart home [...]

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TL Tech’s Smart Home Week at ONE Tech Hub

Throughout the year Opportunity North East have been showcasing the work of innovative businesses from across the North East of Scotland. We were delighted to be chosen for the last tech showcase event of the year at the ONE Tech Hub and as you can see from the event round-up we really made the most of the opportunity! Day 1: [...]

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Smart Meets Kind - Smarten Up Your Back-to-School Routine

Smarten Up Your Back-to-School Routine

It's back-to-school season! If you are anything like us getting back into a routine can be hard. There is always so much to organise and new timings to get used to. We’re here to help you set yourself and your kids up for success this school year and smarten up your back-to-school routine. In this blog, we’ll show you how [...]

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ALISS - A Local Information System for Scotland. Connecting you yo your community. "Alexa, enable my Scottish Community".

Unlocking Independence with Voice Technology

Introducing a new Amazon Alexa app designed to make community support information accessible to all Estimated reading time: 3 minutes A new voice in the emerging voice technology space is ALISS. Powered by Amazon Alexa, ALISS (A Local Information System for Scotland) is the first voice application of its kind. ALISS is a national digital system designed to help people find [...]

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News & Views - Innovative Support that Makes a Difference

Innovative Support that Makes a Difference

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes Firstly, I want to say welcome back if you are reading this and sorry that I haven’t written a news article for a long time. Time just gets away from us sometimes doesn’t it. It can be hard to feel like you’re being productive, but I think just staying well and looking after each [...]

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Every action that you take however small is creating your life story. You have the power to take action and change your future.

What are we up to with Kindspace?

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes It's been a while since we gave an update on our activities behind the scenes with our Kindspace wellbeing application for Amazon Alexa, so here is a little round-up of what we've been up to. Over the last few months our little team has nearly doubled in size.  We’ve been fortunate to be able to [...]

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News & Views - What is the Wellcare Economy?

News & Views – What is the Wellcare Economy?

Estimated reading time: 10 minutes Listen to this week’s news above or read on! Many people feel that technology is the cause of wellbeing issues, but we believe that it can be part of the solution and that smart home technologies in particular can be really beneficial in certain use cases. Over the last year I have learned so much about [...]

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News & Views - Loneliness, Resilience and Wellbeing

News & Views – Loneliness, Resilience & Wellbeing

Estimated reading time: 10 minutes Listen to this week’s news above or read on! We enjoy sharing information about technology, wellbeing, housing and social care that we find interesting.  For the past year, our social media was the main place that we published these articles and news stories.  Our blog has mainly covered internal news and more recently our interviews [...]

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News & Views - Wellbeing and Why It Matters

News & Views – Wellbeing and Why it Matters

Estimated reading time: 9 minutes Listen to this week’s news above or read on! We enjoy sharing information about technology, wellbeing, housing and social care that we find interesting.  For the past year, our social media was the main place that we published these articles and news stories.  Our blog has mainly covered internal news and more recently our interviews [...]

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News & Views - Health and Wellbeing Innovation and Partnerships

News & Views – Health and Wellbeing Innovation & Partnerships

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes Listen to this week’s news above or read on! We enjoy sharing information about technology, wellbeing, housing and social care that we find interesting.  For the past year, our social media was the main place that we published these articles and news stories.  Our blog has mainly covered internal news and more recently our interviews [...]

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News & Views - Applications of Research & Technology

News & Views – Applications of Research & Wellbeing Technology

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes Listen to this week’s news above or read on! We enjoy sharing information about technology, wellbeing, housing and social care that we find interesting.  For the past year, our social media was the main place that we published these articles and news stories.  Our blog has mainly covered internal news and more recently our interviews [...]

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News & Views Embracing Learning

News & Views – Embracing Life Long Learning

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes Listen to this week's news above or read on! The world has changed significantly in the last year.  This time last year we embarked on a mission to help people adopt voice assistant technology so that they could more easily communicate with their friends and family. At the same time, we started to learn more [...]

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Frances McIntosh

Frances McIntosh – Intentional Coaching

Estimated reading time: 10 minutes In this blog instalment we interview Frances McIntosh to find out more about her work as a coach and dietician.  I first met Frances at the Tech Hub run by ONECodebase in Aberdeen.  She is a woman of tremendous courage and I have learned so much from her.  Frances introduced me to the work [...]

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Donald Macaskill

Donald Macaskill Talks About Tech & Preserving Social Care

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes In this blog instalment we interview Donald Macaskill to find out more about his work as the CEO at Scottish Care and his views on technology use in the social care sector. It provides insight into: Donald’s background in health and social care and the things he’s passionate about.How technology interfaces with care and some of [...]

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Kindspace graphic with mascots and speaker

The Story of the Kindspace Alexa Skill

Estimated reading time: 11 minutes The advancement of technology in recent years has made digital products and services more accessible and useful to broader groups of people. Nowadays, technology serves not only as an entertainment or recreational channel but can also improve and contribute to our wellbeing. At TL Tech we love to adapt everyday consumer electronics into assistive technology [...]

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Top Five Free Digital Wellbeing Tools

Top Five Free Digital Wellbeing Tools

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes Find out about yourself and your mental health Technology sometimes get a bad reputation as the root cause of our mental health and wellness issues.  Just like our diet, and even exercise, too much of a good thing can actually be bad, it is all about balance and knowing what is right for you.  Quite [...]

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