Download PDF by Ger van Den Broek, Filippo Cavallo, Christian Wehrmann: AALIANCE Ambient Assisted Living Roadmap

By Ger van Den Broek, Filippo Cavallo, Christian Wehrmann

ISBN-10: 1607504987

ISBN-13: 9781607504986

During this e-book a roadmap on Ambient Assisted residing (AAL) is gifted. it truly is produced by means of the ecu Ambient Assisted dwelling Innovation Alliance, or AALIANCE undertaking, funded below the seventh eu Framework Programme. within the first bankruptcy new constructing tendencies in AAL are checked out from diverse views and boundaries to their implementation are mentioned. this is often by means of an in depth dialogue of the appliance domain names; AAL4persons (chapter 2), AAL@community (chapter 3), AAL@work (chapter four) and a close presentation of the allowing applied sciences - sensing, reasoning, performing, interplay and communique - (chapter 5). the ultimate bankruptcy offers the way to organize an AAL process (chapter 6). This led to a rfile that may be regarded as the expertise roadmap for AAL. IOS Press is a world technological know-how, technical and clinical writer of top quality books for teachers, scientists, and execs in all fields. a number of the parts we submit in: -Biomedicine -Oncology -Artificial intelligence -Databases and data structures -Maritime engineering -Nanotechnology -Geoengineering -All elements of physics -E-governance -E-commerce -The wisdom financial system -Urban reviews -Arms keep watch over -Understanding and responding to terrorism -Medical informatics -Computer Sciences

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Such tasks are perceived as natural and easy to carry out by health persons, but for subjects with motor inabilities, even if they are only slight, this statement is not valid. Technological services can support people in carrying out tasks like monitoring health, taking drugs, dressing and undressing and personal hygiene. Services for dressing and undressing. Dressing and undressing are two tasks that persons carry out naturally and easily but they conceal complex movements that people with reduced motor abilities in their upper and/or lower limbs cannot perform.

3233/978-1-60750-499-3-34 3. AAL in the community Social participation decreases with age, fundamentally because of three causes: intrapersonal, interpersonal and structural factors. The first category includes all personal factors, attitudes and other variables that are inherent to the individual person and make the participation in, and enjoyment of, social activities more difficult. Such factors include health, financial circumstances, individual aspirations or disillusionment for life. The second group includes all circumstances derived from contact with family, friends, neighbourhoods that condition the practice of social activities.

Triaxial accelerometers can be used to measure daily activities, such as standing, walking, ascending and descending stairs and cycling. Using the collected information in combination with monitored vital signs (weight, blood pressure, heart rate, SpO2), health care applications (physiotherapists, dieticians) for instance persons with overweight, cardio-vascular diseases, diabetes or COPD. With specific sensors on limbs and torso and proper feedback it can even be used to monitor rehabilitation exercises.

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