Ambient Assisted Living (Rehabilitation Science in Practice by Nuno M. Garcia,Joel Jose P.C. Rodrigues

By Nuno M. Garcia,Joel Jose P.C. Rodrigues

Addresses an rising Shift in constructing Countries

The authors and members of Ambient Assisted residing have famous that the demographic profile is altering in lots of constructing international locations and feature factored in an inversion of the demographic pyramid. The know-how of ambient assisted residing (AAL), helps the aged and disabled of their day-by-day exercises to permit for secure and self sufficient dwelling for so long as attainable. devoted to ambient intelligence—electronic environments which are delicate and conscious of the presence of people—Ambient Assisted residing highlights the applied sciences that middle at the wishes of those specified curiosity teams, equivalent to the aged or individuals with disabilities.

Beneficial to scholars, practitioners, and clients of ambient assisted residing (AAL), this article compiles scattered details at the topic, outlines an important and important paintings in comparable literature, and covers the most recent and software program for ergonomic layout relating AAL. From inception to implementation, the textual content assesses what has been produced and researched to this point and appears for tendencies and clues for the longer term. It reports literature on AAL released in view that 2007 and describes the most good points and components of goods or platforms that interlink and increase new or latest applied sciences and structures.

This textual content:

  • Provides large insurance of the purposes, software program, and knowledge administration for AAL

  • Contains an outline of the ideas regarding AAL

  • Includes a complete evaluate of the cutting-edge on pervasive and cellular health and wellbeing (m-health) applications

  • Describes a suite of initiatives and paintings with medical relevance in AAL

  • Introduces a framework curious about the tracking and assistance of aged individuals dwelling alone

  • Discusses a potential learn on technological platforms for individuals with cognitive disabilities

Ambient Assisted Living highlights applied sciences that adapt to the consumer instead of the consumer adapting to the know-how. this article proposes applied sciences which may permit assisted people to stay independently for longer and decrease the necessity for long term care.

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