Vodafone and Mencap join forces on ground-breaking Connected Living project

Innovative IoT technology is supporting those with learning disabilities living in assisted housing. Here’s how it works…

Everyday activities – such as cooking meals, scheduling appointments or remembering to hang up laundry – can be a chore at the best of times. But for people with learning disabilities these tasks, which many of us take for granted, can be a real struggle. In fact, for the 1.4 million people with a learning disability in the UK, they are often road blocks to independent living.

At Vodafone, we believe that everyone deserves to live more independent lives through access to technology. It’s why we’ve been exploring how digital innovations can help improve the quality of life for people with learning disabilities, their families and carers through ‘Connected Living’.

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Pedro Mier

Pedro Mier holds a degree in Telecommunications Engineer ing from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, MBA from ESADE and PADE from IESE. He is currently President of AMETIC (Association of Electronics, Information Technology and Telecommunications Companies of Spain), Shareholder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of TRYO Aerospace & Electronics, Board Member of the Premo Group and Committee of CTTC. member of Space Angels Network and Member of the Sc ientific Advisory