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An intelligent interactive healthcare services environment for assisted living at home

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9 Author(s)
Vergados, D. ; Department of Information and Communication System Engineering, University of Aegean ; Kavvadias, C. ; Bigalke, O. ; Eppler, A.
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Since the population of elderly people grows absolutely and in relation to the overall population in the world, the improvement of the quality of life of elderly people at home is of a great importance. This can be achieved through the development of generic technologies for managing their domestic ambient environment consisting of white goods, entertainment equipment and home automation systems in order to increase their autonomy and safety. In this context, the provision intelligent interactive healthcare services will improve their daily life and allowing at the same time the continuous monitoring of their health and their effective treatment.

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Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare, 2008. PervasiveHealth 2008. Second International Conference on

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Jan. 30 2008-Feb. 1 2008