Assistive Technology for the Elderly

Assistive Technology for the Elderly addresses the intricacies involved in the design and development of assisted technologies for the elderly, covering smart systems such as magnifying book contents, speaking electronic devices, alarms for doors and windows, smart alert bands, panic buttons, medication dispensers and reminders, Wander Gard, physiological parameters monitoring systems and smart home monitoring systems. This book is aimed at those who are responsible for designing assistive technology intended to be used by the elderly. It lays out the technology that is already available and covers user needs and state-of-the-art technologies and methodologies. Focuses on practical devices and technology for engineers Offers deep coverage of sensor based assistive technologies that are elderly for people with dementia, physical disabilities and people living alone Covers assistive technology ecosystems and offers case studies for practical application

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  • Author : Nagender Kumar Suryadevara
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 370 pages
  • ISBN : 0128185473
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Assistive Technology for the Elderly

Assistive Technology for the Elderly
  • Author : Nagender Kumar Suryadevara,Subhas Chandra Mukhopadhyay
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 11 March 2020
GET THIS BOOKAssistive Technology for the Elderly

Assistive Technology for the Elderly addresses the intricacies involved in the design and development of assisted technologies for the elderly, covering smart systems such as magnifying book contents, speaking electronic devices, alarms for doors and windows, smart alert bands, panic buttons, medication dispensers and reminders, Wander Gard, physiological parameters monitoring systems and smart home monitoring systems. This book is aimed at those who are responsible for designing assistive technology intended to be used by the elderly. It lays out the

Assistive Technologies for the Interaction of the Elderly

Assistive Technologies for the Interaction of the Elderly
  • Author : Eckehard Fozzy Moritz
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 01 April 2014
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This book presents a wealth of insights and new conceptualizations for the development of Assistive Technologies for the Interaction of the Elderly. The book arranges the chapters according to important aspects of maximizing the use value in innovation projects. Every chapter will include an executive summary reporting the main results, a storyline using everyday language, and scientific excursions, wherever useful. The book shows how an innovation project should be structured towards maximum use value and how a project should be

Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology
  • Author : Ger M. Craddock
  • Publisher : IOS Press
  • Release : 30 July 2021
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This publication covers different themes in the field of assistive technology. The theme New technologies will explore the significant advances in technology research & development and how these can be harnessed to benefit people with disabilities. This will include evolving technologies, affording interesting insights into the future. The theme User Centred Approach will look at fundamental ways in which the EU advocate a philosophy of citizenship and governance and how this philosophy can be advanced to ensure that people with disabilities

Optimizing Assistive Technologies for Aging Populations

Optimizing Assistive Technologies for Aging Populations
  • Author : Morsi, Yosry S.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 14 September 2015
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Demographics reveal that the proportion of elderly individuals in the population is growing at a significant rate. Advances in medicine have allowed populations to live longer than ever; however, ensuring that these individuals have the tools necessary to sustain a productive and happy lifestyle as they age remains a concern. Optimizing Assistive Technologies for Aging Populations focuses on the development and improvement of devices intended to assist elderly individuals in coping with various physical limitations and disabilities. Highlighting the available

Intelligent Assistive Technologies for Dementia

Intelligent Assistive Technologies for Dementia
  • Author : Fabrice Jotterand,Marcello Ienca,Tenzin Wangmo,Bernice Elger
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 02 September 2019
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The financial burden and the level of specialized care required to look after older adults with dementia has reached the point of a public health crisis. Older adults diagnosed and living with the disorder reached 35.6 million worldwide in 2010 and is expected to increase to 135.5 million in 2050, with costs soaring to $1.1 trillion. In the face of the increasing burden this disorder poses to health care systems and the management of this patient population, intelligent assistive technologies (IATs) represent a remarkable and

Smart Technology for Aging, Disability, and Independence

Smart Technology for Aging, Disability, and Independence
  • Author : William C. Mann
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 22 July 2005
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Independent living with smart technologies Smart Technology for Aging, Disability, and Independence: The Stateof the Science brings together current research and technologicaldevelopments from engineering, computer science, and therehabilitation sciences, detailing how its applications can promotecontinuing independence for older persons and those withdisabilities. Leading experts from multiple disciplines worldwide havecontributed to this volume, making it the definitive resource. Thetext begins with a thorough introduction that presents importantconcepts, defines key terms, and identifies demographic trends atwork. Using detailed product descriptions, photographs andillustrations,

The Engineering Handbook of Smart Technology for Aging, Disability, and Independence

The Engineering Handbook of Smart Technology for Aging, Disability, and Independence
  • Author : Abdelsalam Helal,Mounir Mokhtari,Bessam Abdulrazak
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 22 September 2008
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An advanced look at smart technology to promote the independence of the elderly and disabled Ongoing research and advancements in technology are essential for the continuing independence of elderly and disabled persons. The Engineering Handbook of Smart Technology for Aging, Disability, and Independence provides a thorough analysis of these technologies and the needs of the elderly and disabled, including a breakdown of demographics, government spending, growth rate, and much more. Each chapter is written by an expert in his or

Assistive Technology: From Research to Practice

Assistive Technology: From Research to Practice
  • Author : P. Encarnação,L. Azevedo,G.J. Gelderblom
  • Publisher : IOS Press
  • Release : 09 September 2013
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Assistive Technology (AT) is an umbrella term indicating any product or technology-based service that enables people of all ages with activity limitations in their daily life, education, work or leisure. It is a highly interdisciplinary field, encompassing research, development, manufacture, supply, provision and policy. This book presents the proceedings of the 12th biennial European conference of the Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe, AAATE 2013, held in Vilamoura, Portugal, in September 2013. The full papers included here cover a

Internet of Things and Smart Environments

Internet of Things and Smart Environments
  • Author : Seyed Shahrestani
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 19 July 2017
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This book is focused on the Internet of Things (IoT) services and smart environments that can be of assistance to the elderly and individuals living with dementia or some sensory impairment. The book outlines the requirements of the systems that aim to furnish some digital sensory or cognitive assistance to the individuals and their caregivers. Internet of Things and Smart Environments: Assistive Technologies for Disability, Dementia, and Aging covers the important evolutions of the IoT, the sensors, actuators, wireless communication

Design of Assistive Technology for Ageing Populations

Design of Assistive Technology for Ageing Populations
  • Author : Andree Woodcock,Louise Moody,Deana McDonagh,Ajita Jain,Lakhmi C. Jain
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 30 July 2021
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This book focuses on various aspects of research on aging, including in relation to assistive technology; dignity of aging; how technology can support a greater understanding of the experience of physically aging and cognitive changes; mobility issues associated with the elderly; and emerging technologies. The 80+ age group represents an expanding market, with an estimated worth of £21.4 billion a year. Everyone is affected by this shift in demographics - we are getting older and may become carers - and we need

Caring for the Elderly

Caring for the Elderly
  • Author : Tattwamasi Paltasingh,Renu Tyagi
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications India
  • Release : 28 July 2015
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This book seeks to improve the quality of life of the elderly by means of policy suggestions that can be implemented by the government. Caring for the Elderly focuses on managing various issues confronting the elderly today and the remedial measures that can be taken by care givers and society at large. Contributions from eminent scholars throw light on important concepts, such as population ageing and its associated impacts. In a rapidly changing world, there is a need to discuss

Recent Advances in Intelligent Assistive Technologies: Paradigms and Applications

Recent Advances in Intelligent Assistive Technologies: Paradigms and Applications
  • Author : Hariton Costin,Björn Schuller,Adina Magda Florea
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 07 November 2019
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This book illustrates the rapid pace of development in intelligent assistive technology in recent years, and highlights some salient examples of using modern IT&C technologies to provide devices, systems and application software for persons with certain motor or cognitive disabilities. The book proposes both theoretical and practical approaches to intelligent assistive and emergent technologies used in healthcare for the elderly and patients with chronic diseases. Intelligent assistive technology (IAT) is currently being introduced and developed worldwide as an important

Aging Friendly Technology for Health and Independence

Aging Friendly Technology for Health and Independence
  • Author : Yeunsook Lee,Z. Zenn Bien,Mounir Mokhtari,Jeong Tai Kim,Mignon Park,Jongbae Kim,Heyoung Lee,Ismail Khalil
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 17 June 2010
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We are living in a world full of innovations for the elderly and people with special needs to use smart assistive technologies and smart homes to more easily perform activities of daily living, to continue in social participation, to engage in entertainment and leisure activities, and to enjoy living independently. These innovations are inspired by new technologies leveraging all aspects of ambient and pervasive intel- gence with related theories, technologies, methods, applications, and services on ub- uitous, pervasive, AmI, universal,