By Nuno M. Garcia, Joel Jose P.C. Rodrigues
Addresses an rising Shift in constructing Countries
The authors and participants of Ambient Assisted residing have well-known that the demographic profile is altering in lots of constructing international locations and feature factored in an inversion of the demographic pyramid. The expertise of ambient assisted residing (AAL), helps the aged and disabled of their day-by-day exercises to permit for secure and self sustaining dwelling for so long as attainable. devoted to ambient intelligence―electronic environments which are delicate and attentive to the presence of people―Ambient Assisted dwelling highlights the applied sciences that heart at the wishes of those certain curiosity teams, akin to the aged or individuals with disabilities.
Beneficial to scholars, practitioners, and clients of ambient assisted residing (AAL), this article compiles scattered info at the topic, outlines crucial and critical paintings in similar literature, and covers the most recent and software program for ergonomic layout touching on AAL. From inception to implementation, the textual content assesses what has been produced and researched up to now and appears for developments and clues for the long run. It reports literature on AAL released in view that 2007 and describes the most good points and components of goods or structures that interlink and increase new or latest applied sciences and platforms.
This textual content:
- Provides broad assurance of the purposes, software program, and data administration for AAL
- Contains an summary of the options regarding AAL
- Includes a complete assessment of the state-of-the-art on pervasive and cellular health and wellbeing (m-health) applications
- Describes a suite of tasks and paintings with medical relevance in AAL
- Introduces a framework keen on the tracking and information of aged individuals dwelling alone
- Discusses a potential examine on technological platforms for individuals with cognitive disabilities
Ambient Assisted Living
highlights applied sciences that adapt to the consumer instead of the person adapting to the know-how. this article proposes applied sciences that may permit assisted folks to reside independently for longer and decrease the necessity for long term care.
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2009; Bajo et al. 2009; Barcaro et al. 2007; Fanucci et al. 2009; Fernandes et al. 2010; Havasi and Kiss 2008; López-Matencio et al. 2010; Sehgal et al. 2007 Aung et al. 2010; Bono-Nuez et al. 2009; Bravo et al. 2008b, 2009a; Carneiro et al. 2009; Cascado et al. 2010; Chuan-Jun and Bo-Jung 2010; Corchado et al. 2008; Costa et al. 2007, 2009b,c; Grossi et al. 2009; Hui-Huang et al. 3 Articles Classified as Systems Where the Users Are Caregivers and Clients Detailed User Article Caregivers and clients Caregivers and elderly Caregivers and people with disabilities Health professionals and patients with diabetes Valera et al.
Action execution flows top-down. The action is transmitted by the communication network to the physical actuators. These change the state of the surrounding environment. Therefore, sensing, communicating, and acting are crucial issues within the AAL paradigm (Camarinha-Matos and Vieira 1999; Costa et al. 1). The sensing, communicating, and acting functions require a broad range of physical devices. Moreover, the technological structure of the AAL environment should have additional components (Camarinha-Matos and Vieira 1999; Costa et al.
10 Articles Classified as AAL Systems Objective Diagnose, prevent, and treat patients with diabetes mellitus Personal assistant Complement and support daily activities Promote well-being and health Monitor and collect vital signals Promote autonomy Promote participation Assist tourism Article Bal and Schwarz 2010 Boll et al. 2010 Casas et al. 2008 Busuoli et al. 2007; Tocino et al. 2009 Dadlani et al. 2011 Niemela et al. 2007 Romero et al. 2010 Vansteenwegen et al. 2011 Conceptual Papers A total of 42 articles were classified as conceptual papers defining innovative concepts on the following areas: sensor networks (n = 2), user interaction (n = 6), technology development (n = 6), context awareness (n = 2), living lab (n = 5), and future challenges for the AAL systems (n = 21).