Ambient Assisted Living: 4. AAL-Kongress 2011 Berlin, by Reiner Wichert, Birgid Eberhardt

By Reiner Wichert, Birgid Eberhardt

During this publication, 22 authors speak about improvement of Ambient Assisted dwelling. It provides new technological advancements which aid the autonomy and independence of people with exact wishes. because the technological innovation increases additionally social matters, the publication addresses micro and macro low cost facets of assistive platforms and places an extra emphasis at the moral and felony dialogue. The presentation is supported through genuine global examples and functions

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Fields of application From these statements it can be concluded that users older than 45 years subjectively assessed their own competence more critically, although, according to their own statements, a large number liked working with the PC and the main fields of application were in the office and Internet research. The measurement of the skin conductivity during the whole experiment suggested psychic strain when working with technology, when technology failed and when there was time pressure. In the following charts the measured levels of the test persons with failures 1 (Figure 4) and 2 (Figure 5) are contrasted.

18 A. Hoppe 1 Initial Situation In the general understanding of society, in the current life situation of older people technology is understood as a means to satisfy needs. For the industry, older people have become interesting buyers of technical products. Research and development see a new field for a gain in knowledge with the aim of improving the quality of life in old age. Due to new innovative technologies and technical products changes in the working environment, private leisure time und social environment come up to the users in quick succession.

11. Configuration and Factory Production of Individual Homes in Japan. Toyota Home. Sekisui House. During the configuration process the house is tailor-made to the customers regarding the layouts and the contained features. For this purpose the customers are invited in a R&D centre, in which tests and simulations are run with the customers concerning the different habitation and living areas. Afterwards a “profile” of the customer is prepared, which also takes into consideration the change of the age in time and in particular the subject “Age” (or AAL).

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