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Advanced building engineering: Deploying mechatronics and robotics in architecture

T. Linner, C. Georgoulas, T. Bock
2012 Gerontechnology  
Thus, robotic service systems could support Activities of Daily Living (ADLs), becoming an invisible part of the building.  ...  holds the potential to create assistive systems that are acceptable in the home environment, and moreover able to assist a multitude of ADLs.  ...  Such assistive technologies could thus greatly enhance the quality of living.  ... 
doi:10.4017/gt.2012. fatcat:msn7ca5cufc5pbxqpkd3dr7qbu

PEACE: Personal Enhanced Acquisition for Citizen's Environment

David-Zacharie Issom
2012 Swiss Medical Informatics  
Indeed, multiple purposes can concern home automation, clinical environment automation and progress in the Ambient Assisted Living field.  ...  Information and communication technologies have a role to play in improving a citizen's quality of life.  ...  -To integrate these systems and make them interoperable and integrated with one another. -In the Ambient Assisted Living field, the integration of medical data into a coherent set of patient records.  ... 
doi:10.4414/smi.28.00007 fatcat:eoueiq3tyvh4xicmsecuxmjgbm

A system of concepts to support the integration of Health and social care and assistive domotics services: the Health@Home project

Fabrizio Pecoraro, Daniela Luzi, Elaheh Pourabbas, Fabrizio L. Ricci
2021 Informatics for Health and Social Care  
of the ContSys model suitable for the healthcare part, the article provides the methodology adopted to extend it with social and home automation concepts and to integrate them in a unique framework that  ...  supports the continuity of care.The integrated model defined in this paper has been adopted in the design phase of an interoperable open platform, called Health@Home, that organizes the provision of a  ...  Funding Author's contributions All authors contributed in the conception of the study as well as in the design of the integrated model.  ... 
doi:10.1080/17538157.2021.1895167 pmid:33779477 fatcat:wojh37fosvdf7gz5ne7cgsxgza

Editorial Home Automation as a Means of Independent Living

Chris D. Nugent, Dewar D. Finlay, Paolo Fiorini, Yuichi Tsumaki, Erwin Prassler
2008 IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering  
The concept of an intelligent wheelchair that can assist the wheelchair driver has existed since the 1980s [23] .  ...  One particular area, which is the focus of this paper, is the use of home automation to aid those who require assistance to live independently.  ...  His research interests include computerized electrocardiology, Internet-based healthcare models, smart homes, and the evaluation of medical decision support systems.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tase.2007.912247 fatcat:adqundaylbfzbkblgtom64g6by

Model-Driven Flow for Assistive Home Automation System Design

W. Allègre, T. Burger, P. Berruet
2011 IFAC Proceedings Volumes  
However, very few of these accomplishments have focused on the design of intelligent systems which would allow nonexperts to model and to adapt a home automation environment for the disabled.  ...  Based on model driven engineering, it automates the control code generation for home automation systems.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work is financed by the Brittany Region and is the result of a cooperation supported by Vity Technology ( and Kerpape Mfrrc.  ... 
doi:10.3182/20110828-6-it-1002.00545 fatcat:ch47vlxygjfanbskhgyfqzpezu

The Convergence and Mainstreaming of Integrated Home Technologies for People with Disability

Layton, Steel
2019 Societies  
Smart homes exemplify recent advances in design, building construction, and integration of technologies within the built environment.  ...  If human rights begin in small places close to home, technologies that enable people with disability to access and control their home environments are an important human rights instrument.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/soc9040069 fatcat:p5xix6h6efhl7plutwuhcqovz4

Session 44. Home health care and ambient assisted living

Jose Manuel Garcia, Leonard Backschat, Claus Backhaus, Uvo Hälscher
2017 Biomedical Engineering  
This gains even more pertinence by taking into account that, based on the fear of falling, avoidance of movement reduces social interactions.  ...  The presented contribution shows the developed system in detail and gives an overview about our first evaluation results.  ...  The research project consolidates the state-of-the-art on virtual coaching technologies and outlines a holistic concept for integrating these technologies.  ... 
doi:10.1515/bmt-2017-5087 fatcat:ya2wivlws5b5pjo3lhjdybhqpq

Ensuring data storage security in Cloud Computing

Cong Wang, Qian Wang, Kui Ren, Wenjing Lou
2009 2009 17th International Workshop on Quality of Service  
Already existing local home automation allows users complete use of their automation system from within their home via a stationary or wireless interface.  ...  So creating home automation a lot of convenient, flexible, energy efficient and fewer overpriced.  ...  These type of changes have given rise to the event of many home automation technologies and systems. per, home automation is helpful to people who ought to access home appliances spend from their home  ... 
doi:10.1109/iwqos.2009.5201385 dblp:conf/iwqos/WangWRL09 fatcat:agmqs4n3t5ht7kd4vzznpswsui

User-Specific Concepts of Aging – A Qualitative Approach on AAL-Acceptance Regarding Ultrasonic Whistles [chapter]

Hannah Biermann, Simon Himmel, Julia Offermann-van Heek, Martina Ziefle
2018 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this context, ultrasonic whistles could represent an innovative assistance system for home automation, safety prevention, positioning, and motion analysis.  ...  In order to handle growing care needs and shortages of skilled workers, ambient assisted living (AAL) technologies provide prevention and rehabilitation measures which facilitate aging in place and relieve  ...  technologies for home automation [19] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-92037-5_18 fatcat:5kxsbyqilvdbpib2tcsn24ckji

Futuristic Integrated Assistive System for Elderly Population of India

Mohan C, H.K. Verma
2019 International Journal of Online and Biomedical Engineering (iJOE)  
Novel concept of integrating the proposed assistive systems/devices into a single integrated system to serve the elderly users better is presented.  ...  An effective solution to the problem lies in developing assistive systems and devices based on modern technologies and designed to support or assist the elderly persons in having healthy, comfortable and  ...  It can be used to convert a classical control of home appliances into smart home automation. ZigBee has been used to develop smart home automation without use of internet technologies [16] .  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijoe.v15i13.11058 fatcat:po7573a36vdlvbcxuwg5bfvpqe

Living lab: A interdisciplinarity and multifunctional tool for elderly people's quality of life at home

M. De Battista, M. Faure
2015 Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine  
It implements the latest techniques used in home automation and allows the choice of works to be done concerning new constructions, purchase of technical aids, case studies of use. to achieve an optimized  ...  people to experiment assistive technologies and to inform and educate professionals involved in housing affordability, in order to facilitate information on in-home support/care services, knowhow's, existing  ...  New technologies are hopeful for the development of innovative tools and services that assist the rehabilitation, particularly at home.  ... 
doi:10.1016/ fatcat:tdfvo2fshfeg7iecjg5g34rnh4

Towards a Future Robotic Home Environment: A Survey

J�rg G�ttler, Christos Georgoulas, Thomas Linner, Thomas Bock
2014 Gerontology  
mobile agents which offer a dynamic environment realization, a robotic home environment, and an automated bathroom in combination with a novel robotic wheelchair concept.  ...  Thus, the proposed concept considers architectonic integration and combines elements of smart building, robotic rooms, and AAL technologies.  ... 
doi:10.1159/000363698 pmid:25341658 fatcat:i2v6ifhzrvgjzop6iiv5vlyezq

Advance Dynamic Network System of Internet of Things

2019 International journal of recent technology and engineering  
Current technologies for constructing automation are based on syntactic mapping among various sub systems of smart spaces.  ...  An application scenario is illustrated.  ...  This technological progress makes human society to another level of standard living with a concept called smart home.  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijrte.c5657.098319 fatcat:kqymcmsz7rfuthordi54augdjm

Smart Homes for Older People: Positive Aging in a Digital World

Quynh Lê, Hoang Boi Nguyen, Tony Barnett
2012 Future Internet  
This paper examines the concept of "smart home" in a technologically driven society and its multi-functional contribution to the enhancement of older people's lives.  ...  Smart homes are homes with technologically advanced systems to enable domestic task automation, easier communication, and higher security.  ...  Smart home technology is defined as the integration of home-based technology and services for a better quality of living [5] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/fi4020607 fatcat:5urv5fmvy5ey5msnhompywbomu

Ambient Assisted Living as Support for Aging in Place: Quantitative Users' Acceptance Study on Ultrasonic Whistles

Hannah Biermann, Julia Offermann-van Heek, Simon Himmel, Martina Ziefle
2018 JMIR Aging  
Given the fact of an aging society, new supply measures and living concepts are needed, especially as health impairments along with care dependency increase with age.  ...  As many elderly people wish to stay at home for as long as possible, ambient assisted living (AAL) represents a support for aging in place.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank all participants for their patience and openness to share opinions on a novel assistive technology.  ... 
doi:10.2196/11825 pmid:31518245 pmcid:PMC6715023 fatcat:rqj4zmsltjaa7iqnxsv6uegbha
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