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!Learn more
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.Learn more
The cost of the HomeSmart Assistant standard system is based on the “layers” you wish to install. A complete system including all three layers (Security, Environment and Entertainment) is $3,499.00.
Individual layers are priced less – contact us to discuss your specific needs and we will provide a quotation. If we need to visit your home for a site inspection, we will be glad to do so at no cost to you.
We accept checks and credit cards.
Financing programs are available specifically designed to help disabled patients acquire assistive technology such as the HomeSmart Assistant. These low-interest loans allow for monthly payments to be as low as $100.00 for the complete system.
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.
HomeSmart Assistant is an in-home automation system to allow voice-activated environmental control. It is designed for quadriplegics (SCI, ALS, TBI, etc.) as well as elderly who live at home and want to manage their affairs as independently as possible. The system has three layers:
Yes. We will conduct a site assessment of your residence, listen to your needs and jointly identify the best system to match your goals and budget.
No, we will successfully manage all phases of the project.
Yes, we honor and support manufacturer’s warranties on all our products and installation efforts.
CVI Medical has been working with quadriplegics, paraplegics and the elderly as a durable medical equipment provider for over 20 years. As such, we understand the desire and challenge of this population to reside safely and independently in their homes.
We provide solutions with both Amazon Alexa and Google Home systems.
Yes. We have successfully merged our HomeSmart Assistant solutions with home entertainment systems. Our technicians and engineers are constantly challenged with integrating our solutions with our customer’s environment – including DVR players, stereos, sound bars and even gaming systems.
Yes! We have successfully interfaced HomeSmart Assistant with augmentative communication devices such as the Tobii Dynavox.
We are not a “home security system” company with monitored services. We are a home automation company specializing on the needs of the physically challenged. One of the layers of our HomeSmart Assistant is security as described above.
These systems are known as Environment Control Unit (ECU) and Electronic Aids to Daily Living (EADL)..