The HomeSmart Assistant was developed and is offered by CVI Medical. We have been providing durable medical and mobility equipment to our elderly, disabled and otherwise physically challenged patients for over 20 years. We understand this population and their needs for in-home independence - and the HomeSmart Assistant is our assistive technology answer!
External audio / video monitor camera See and speak with visitors….. even take their picture if you wish! This image can be directed to more than one smart phone or tablet. You and/or your caregivers can see and talk to home visitors while you are in bed, at work, at the mall or on vacation.
In-home monitors using Amazon Spot and Show – allows for hands-free video calling to anybody set up in your contact list who also has the app installed. Monitors allow you to watch videos, read books, the list is endless and growing every month!
Front door latch with electronic keypad – also connected to Alexa, allows keypad entry for trusted visitors and you can lock the door after they leave. Latch handle is easy to use for quadriplegics with grip and grasp limitations.
Integration with Open Sesame door opener (additional charge) – voice activated capability to trigger door opener using voice. We place a mounted Echo Dot on your wheelchair so you can get back in the house!
Television / DVR / stereo control system – voice-activated full operation of your entertainment systems just as if you had (and could use) the remote control in your hand.
Central thermostat – voice control your home thermostat. Also allows control from a smart- phone anywhere. You can cool off the house before you arrive home!
Up to six ceiling fans (fans must already be equipped with remote controls) – you can talk to the fans and even control the light package separately from the fan.
Turn on lamps, floor heaters or fans – anything that is controlled by an on/off switch
Using our hub system, you can add your own switches easily we will teach you how!
WiFi hub management system – allows you to see all components in your HomeSmart under one “umbrella”.
Hospital bed controller – Allows full control of SpanAmerica and Invacare hospital beds by voice. Head, feet and vertical hi-lo functions.
The HomeSmart Assistant system is the result of a joint venture between CVI Medical Florida and CVI Medical Texas. The principals have almost 40 years of experience in the home medical equipment industry. They bring a consultative approach to help individuals “Reclaim Their Independence.” They have assisted tens of thousands of patients and their caregivers with durable medical equipment to allow them to reside safely in their homes. They can now offer assistive technology with the HomeSmart Assistant to compliment durable medical equipment.
Brad Rampt is the President of CVI Medical of Florida. He is a RESNA-certified Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) and has designed medical mobility and home equipment over a 20-year career for over 2,000 quadriplegics, paraplegics and otherwise physically challenged patients. Before this, Mr. Rampt worked as an IT consultant at Price Waterhouse for almost 20 years.
Mike Coughlin is the President of CVI Medical of Texas. Over 19 years, Mr. Coughlin has met the needs of thousands of elderly and disabled population for in-home medical equipment through his retail location in Dallas. Before this, Mr. Coughlin also worked as an IT consultant at Price Waterhouse and as a Captain and helicopter pilot in the US Army.