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By Sauro Longhi, Pietro Siciliano, Michele Germani, Andrea Monteriù

This publication provides the refereed lawsuits of the Fourth Italian discussion board on Ambient Assisted dwelling (AAL), held in Ancona, Italy, in October 2013. a variety of matters are lined and new technological advancements are defined with the intention to help the autonomy and independence of people with designated wishes via an leading edge and built-in procedure, designed to answer the socio-economic demanding situations of an getting older inhabitants. issues addressed comprise: well-being and healthiness, prevention and rehabilitation and aid for care companies; lively getting older and its social implications; companies 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, defense and effort saving); clever towns and shrewdpermanent groups; telemedicine, telerehabilitation, and telecare; mobility, participation and social inclusion; video games and enjoyable for the aged; development layout; social housing; interface layout and interplay (accessibility, acceptance); social regulations to inspire and help energetic getting older; enterprise types, marketplace research and improvement of sustainable financing and enterprise and ethics, privateness and knowledge safeguard. Many experimental validations in line with person trials and usefulness checking out are offered and mentioned. the data and insights supplied during this booklet might help researchers and others enthusiastic about AAL to appreciate appropriate societal traits, novel technological advancements and urgent challenges.

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In: Proceedings of 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, pp. 5274–5277 (2008) Near Field Communication Technology for AAL Valeria di Credico, Simone Orcioni and Massimo Conti Abstract A common problem for ageing people is that they forget to take drugs at the correct moment. This can be a problem if they live in an independent way without other persons who can help them. In this work we propose the use of smartphones with Near Field Communication technology for medical care.

In this work we propose the use of smartphones with Near Field Communication technology for medical care. The idea is to apply a tag in the box of the drug to be taken. The application in the smart phone indicates the time when the drug should be taken. When the user takes the drug, he approaches the smartphone to the box of the drug, and the smartphone tracks the event. With a simple interactions, which involves touching tags with the mobile phone, it is possible to manage the information easily.

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