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By Reiner Wichert, Helmut Klausing

In this ebook, top authors within the box talk about advancements of Ambient Assisted residing. The contributions were selected and invited on the seventh AAL congress, Berlin. It provides new technological advancements which help the autonomy and independence of people with specified wishes. because the technological innovation increases additionally social matters, the publication addresses micro and macro reasonably-priced features of assistive structures and places an extra emphasis at the moral and criminal dialogue. The presentation is supported through actual international examples and applications.

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In: Proceedings of the Joint CEWIT-TZI-acatech Workshop “ICT meets Medicine and Health” ICTMH 2013 (2013) 12. : Energy autonomous sensor device for underground classification and precise navigation of mobility assistants. In: Proceedings of the Embedded World Conference, Nürnberg (2013) 13. : A Kalman filter for odometry using a wheel mounted inertial sensor. In: 10th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics, Reykjavik (2013) 14. : OpenStreetMap: user-generated street maps.

The user interfaces for elderly people and teleoperators gradually evolved from horizontal prototypes (screen sequences) to implemented systems in several iterations and were evaluated with real prospective users. The resulting optimized user interfaces are described in this section. g. a water bottle) with the portable handheld device of the elderly person in the apartment. Figure 3a shows the main menu where users can initiate autonomous robot services, call teleoperators for assistance, or place an emergency call with a medically trained teleoperator.

Bring medicine or call accident ambulance). g. objects located too high or on the ground). 2 User Groups Based on the user requirement studies we specified three central user groups [13]: 1. Elderly people living at home in need of assistance with activities of daily living the robot is able to address. 2. Relatives or friends able and willing to assist an elderly person but not currently doing so or only to a limited extent as they do not live on site. In Europe, of 51 % of adults above 70 the nearest child lives more than 1 km away and of 16 % more than 25 km [23].

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