By Sauro Longhi, Pietro Siciliano, Michele Germani, Andrea Monteriù
This booklet offers the refereed lawsuits of the Fourth Italian discussion board on Ambient Assisted dwelling (AAL), held in Ancona, Italy, in October 2013. quite a lot of concerns are lined and new technological advancements are defined so as to aid the autonomy and independence of people with certain wishes via an leading edge and built-in method, designed to reply to the socio-economic demanding situations of an getting older inhabitants. subject matters addressed contain: health and wellbeing and healthiness, prevention and rehabilitation and aid for care services; lively getting older and its social implications; providers for the frail aged with illnesses and their households; food; ICT platforms/technologies for the good thing about the aged; domestic automation and keep watch over applied sciences (autonomy, safeguard and effort saving); shrewdpermanent towns and shrewdpermanent groups; telemedicine, telerehabilitation, and telecare; mobility, participation and social inclusion; video games and enjoyable for the aged; construction layout; social housing; interface layout and interplay (accessibility, acceptance); social rules to inspire and aid lively getting older; enterprise versions, industry research and improvement of sustainable financing and company and ethics, privateness and information security. Many experimental validations in response to person trials and usefulness checking out are offered and mentioned. the data and insights supplied during this booklet may also help researchers and others curious about AAL to appreciate proper societal developments, novel technological advancements and urgent challenges.
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Di Mattia · G. it S. Longhi et al. 1007/978-3-319-01119-6_5, © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014 43 44 L. Scalise et al. ) not only for patients recovered in hospitals, but also for subjects living at home and requiring a remote control of their physiological status. This is for example the case of elders living at their homes and needing to be kept under observation in order to undergo potentially risky conditions (respiration rate is an important predictive parameter for many pathologies of the elder).
Longhi et al. 1007/978-3-319-01119-6_4, © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014 33 34 V. di Credico et al. In EU research frameworks (FP7 and Horizon 2020) some guidelines are given to respond to these trends by mainstreaming and radically improving the accessibility and usability of new ICT solutions, especially for people with disabilities, functional limitations or lacking digital competences. A great effort is spend in the creation of advanced prototypes of systemic solutions for independent living and active ageing, including reorganization of integrated care and rehabilitation processes, leading to a significant prolongation of personal autonomy.
Further development of the application will be the connection of the smartphone with a remote superuser (a familiar of the user, a doctor, a pharmacy or the hospital) to send the information on drug assumption and to notify immediately if something wrong happens in the drug assumption, as summarized in Fig. 7. References 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. : Mobile Prescription: an NFC-based proposal for AAL. In: Second International Workshop on Near Field Communication, pp.