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.
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.
On February 18 Ann-Kristin Johansen visited our group and gave a presentation of her company Dynamisk Helse. Dynamisk Helse is a company dedicated to the education of nurses and home care personnel.
Tormod Bekken visited our group on February 14 to talk about Visma Unique’s activities in the areas of welfare technologies and AAL. Tormod is marketing manager for welfare technologies at Visma Unique.
Our social fall detection service and story are becoming increasingly famous, now we are on CORDIS!
The project unviersAAL lead by our group at SINTEF has now produced a number of videos that show the project’s main concepts.
Deliverable from project Dem@Care provides a systematic review of literature on AAL ethical issues. The introduction of Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) technologies triggers serious ethical issues regarding their usage. This report carries out and presents a systematic review of existing literature on the ethical aspects relevant to Dem@Care. via Dem@Care Project.
After weeks and months of development the HOMER team releases a new version of HOMER Core project. Numerous bugfixes and new features have been added. Here is a short list of major changes: – now supporting the Apache Karaf OSGi framework (3.0.0-Snapshot). You can start either Felix or Karaf – now supporting several databases: SQLite, […]
As the European population ages, more support is needed with fewer hands to cater for their needs. There is a huge market potential for Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) solutions, but adoption is limited because they require significant resources for implementation. To address this, universAAL will produce an open platform that provides a standardized approach making […]