As Taiwan is becoming an aging society, business opportunities associated with caring for the elderly are on the rise. While Health foods, medical devices, and various daily necessities constitute a portion of the potential market, some are looking at the emotional needs of seniors.
As a result, manufacturers are catering to such needs in European, American and Japanese markets in creating electronic pets such as electronic dogs, electronic chickens and electronic rabbits, with the top seller being electronic birds in Taiwan. These devices are claimed to be every bit as enjoyable for the elderly as real pets. continue reading>>