The Caregiver Perspective: An Assistive AAL Platform [chapter]

Angelo Costa, Paula Magalhães, José Ferreira-Alves, Tito Peixoto, Ricardo Simoes, Paulo Novais
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The Ambient Assisted Living area has spawned several projects that aim to help the user on his/her daily activities. The AAL4ALL (ambient assisted living for all) project aims to develop a unified ecosystem using fully compatible devices and services. The UserAccess platform is part of the AAL4ALL and has as a goal to provide assistance to a type of actor that is commonly forgotten in the Ambient Assisted Living area, the caregiver. This paper presents the architecture, implementation, and
more » ... faces, along with a brief analysis of caregiver's needs and work related issues.
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-13105-4_44 fatcat:ftrrplgt5ffo5b5vl2fjkxic2i