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Enhancing the Autonomy of Disabled Persons: Assistive Technologies Directed by User Feedback

Ragot, Nicolas and Bouzbouz, Fadoua and Khemmar, Redouane and Ertaud, Jean-Yves and Kokosky, Anne-Marie and Labbani-Igbida, Quiddad and Sajous, Patricia and Niyonsaba, Emmanuel and Reguer, Daniel and Hu, Huosheng and McDonald-Maier, Klaus and Sirlantzis, Kostas and Howells, Gareth and Pepper, Matthew and Sakel, Mohamed (2013) Enhancing the Autonomy of Disabled Persons: Assistive Technologies Directed by User Feedback. In: 2013 Fourth International Conference on Emerging Security Technologies, 2013-09-09 - 2013-09-11, Cambridge, UK.

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Abstract

Europe faces a major and growing healthcare problem due to increase in population, increasing longevity and an aging population with disability. Such dependent, elderly, disabled and vulnerable persons, are concerned since they wish to live at home as long as possible. This aspiration is also shared by national policies and communities across EU. To ensure the optimum care of dependent people, innovative solutions are encouraged to maintain independent life style. This paper outlines two projects, SYSIASS and COALAS, which aim to develop a set of technology based solutions to meet the needs and empower these people by enhancing mobility and communication.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Published proceedings: _not provided_
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health > Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, School of
Depositing User: Users 161 not found.
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2017 14:12
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2020 08:39
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/14761

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