If you are above 40, as I am, you sure wonder how it will be to get old(er). How will future welfare services be organized? Where will you live? Will you be able to live in your house up in the mountain? Enter Ladesletta health and welfare center in Trondheim.
Do you know how much your neighbor’s electricity consumption is compared to yours? What if she consumes half of the electricity that you consume? What if your neighbor could give you some tips? These ar e the question we try to answer with Wattitude, an Android app our student colleagues in IT2901 are making this […]
Imagine a man with his head bended down onto a smart phone screen, checking Facebook activities since ten minutes ago. And there he goes, banging his head into a street light. The scene begs the question: Are smart phones really the best user interfaces we can have?
Our EU project FARSEEING went through an external review by the European commission expert evaluator group earlier this week.
Is Continua the solution to the interoperability problems that the Norwegian municipalities have for their investments in welfare technology? This was the topic of today’s meeting organised by the Norwegian health authorities in Oslo.
In order to get the right product you need to let the people who will use the product tell you what they really want. Actually, even better, you need to let those people build the product. This is exactly what we did together with Trondheim Municipality.
Using innovation games is a very efficient way of collecting real feedback from a group of experts. We tried some of these games in a workshop in Konstanz, Germany, as part of a vision building phase of our newly started project CoSSMic. During the workshop of two days, barely no-one checked their emails because they were so busy contributing.
On Monday January 13, 2014, we could read a report in the front page of Adresseavisen (Trondheim’s main local newspaper) about fall injuries among elderly: Almost half of all the elderly who are involved in fall accidents in hospitals die within one year after the accident. To fall and get injured is a heavy strain […]
Our IT2901 Group 8 students have developed a platform for measuring the risk of falls among elderly based on level and quality of physical activity. The developed platform is intended to be developed into a standard fall risk management platform.
We are proud to announce that our own Jacqueline is the DigIT woman of the year 2013! The prize goes to a woman who has contributed to “putting Trondheim and Trøndelag on the digital IT map”. We can guarantee that Jacqueline has done it!