By Sauro Longhi, Pietro Siciliano, Michele Germani, Andrea Monteriù
This ebook offers the refereed complaints of the Fourth Italian discussion board on Ambient Assisted residing (AAL), held in Ancona, Italy, in October 2013. a variety of matters are coated and new technological advancements are defined as a way to aid the autonomy and independence of people with unique wishes via an leading edge and built-in method, designed to answer the socio-economic demanding situations of an getting older inhabitants. themes addressed contain: overall healthiness and healthiness, prevention and rehabilitation and help for care companies; lively getting older and its social implications; companies for the frail aged with illnesses and their households; food; ICT platforms/technologies for the advantage of the aged; domestic automation and regulate applied sciences (autonomy, protection and effort saving); clever towns and clever groups; telemedicine, telerehabilitation, and telecare; mobility, participation and social inclusion; video games and enjoyable for the aged; development layout; social housing; interface layout and interplay (accessibility, acceptance); social rules to inspire and aid energetic getting older; company types, industry research and improvement of sustainable financing and enterprise and ethics, privateness and information security. Many experimental validations in response to person trials and usefulness trying out are awarded and mentioned. the data and insights supplied during this booklet may also help researchers and others all in favour of AAL to appreciate proper societal developments, novel technological advancements and urgent challenges.
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