How an amazing new Samsung app can help battle Alzheimer’s Disease

How an amazing new Samsung app can help battle Alzheimer’s Disease

In the world of tech, it’s easy to get bogged down in endless debates about topics like smartphone battery life or whether or not the Apple Watch will actually be a game-changing device. In the process, it’s really easy to forget the myriad of ways in which technology can actually transform lives. After all, there’s a whole lot more to the smartphone revolution than Angry Birds.

Case in point: A new smartphone app from Samsung dubbed “Backup Memory” which aims help individuals suffering from early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. The app employs Bluetooth to detect when family or friends who have the app are nearby. In such instances, the app will display a photo of the person with identifiable information (i.e Son, Sister) along with photos and videos of past events involving said person.

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