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SimplyHome Returns to Extreme Makeover: Home Edition with Second Appearance of the Season(January 04, 2012)
Asheville, N.C. (PRWEB) January 04, 2012
When it became clear that off the shelf technologies would not provide the solutions needed for Audrey Gibbs and her family, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition contacted assistive technology leader and show veteran, SimplyHome. The Gibbs Family episode marks SimplyHomes second appearance on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition this season and premieres Friday, January 6, 2012 at 8pm EST.
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition has done a great job improving accessibility in the home beyond the physical environment, said Ian Sanders, Director of Sales at SimplyHome. With the use of technology, we are able to expand options that really support independent living.
Prior to Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Audrey Gibbs and her six children lived in a rural Iowa farmhouse with no functional plumbing or indoor bathrooms. Soon after her husbands death, Audreys vision began to fail and it became difficult for her to travel to town for work.
SimplyHome was asked to create business applications and technologies that would enable Audrey to work out of her new home. Supports provided by SimplyHome included: custom software with features such as appointment scheduling, billing, and communication with clients; integration for all business applications with Audreys iPad, iPhone and laptop; and a business website. Audrey also received a scanning device that can audibly read typewritten words and handwriting from a piece of paper.
In Addition, SimplyHome setup a surround sound system in Audreys massage room, wi-fi throughout the house, and a 42" interactive touch screen television for her daughter.
We are pleased to return to Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, said Allen Ray, CEO of SimplyHome. But what pleases us more is that we were able to create solutions that empowered Audrey to continue working.
SimplyHome designs and installs wireless technology products and related care-focused services. The company is committed to promoting affordable and dignified options for independent living specifically to aging and disabled populations nationwide. SimplyHome is known for its highly-customizable systems that are tailored to meet each customers specific needs.
SimplyHome products and services range from voice-activated environmental controls (as shown recently on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition), Personal Alert Systems, GPS watches, motion sensors, and stove monitors to Virtual Care Management® SimplyHomes model for client care.
For more information, visit: http://www.simply-home.com .
About Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
The Emmy award winning reality program Extreme Makeover: Home Edition now in its 9th season, is produced by Endemol USA, a division of Endemol Holding. Its executive-produced by Brady Connell and George Verschoor. David Goldberg is Chairman, Endemol North America. The show airs Sundays from 8:00-9:00 p.m., ET on ABC.
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