By Sauro Longhi, Pietro Siciliano, Michele Germani, Andrea Monteriù
This booklet 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 concerns are lined and new technological advancements are defined on the way to help the autonomy and independence of people with distinct wishes via an leading edge and built-in technique, designed to answer the socio-economic demanding situations of an getting older inhabitants. issues addressed contain: future health and future health, prevention and rehabilitation and help for care companies; lively getting older and its social implications; providers for the frail aged with illnesses and their households; nutrients; ICT platforms/technologies for the advantage of the aged; domestic automation and keep watch over applied sciences (autonomy, protection 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 guidelines to inspire and aid energetic getting older; enterprise types, marketplace research and improvement of sustainable financing and company and ethics, privateness and information security. Many experimental validations in accordance with person trials and usefulness trying out are provided and mentioned. the data and insights supplied during this e-book may help researchers and others considering AAL to appreciate correct societal tendencies, novel technological advancements and urgent challenges.
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