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Ambient Assisted Living: 7. AAL-Kongress 2014 Berlin, by Reiner Wichert, Helmut Klausing

By Reiner Wichert, Helmut Klausing

In this e-book, top authors within the box talk about advancements of Ambient Assisted residing. The contributions were selected and invited on the seventh AAL congress, Berlin. It provides new technological advancements which help the autonomy and independence of people with unique wishes. because the technological innovation increases additionally social concerns, the booklet addresses micro and macro cost effective points of assistive platforms and places an extra emphasis at the moral and criminal dialogue. The presentation is supported by way of genuine global examples and applications.

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Whether s/he is pushing or just supporting her/himself on the handlebars). The smart wheel is connected to the other subsystems by wireless communication. In the ASSAM project, the force sensors in the rear legs of iWalker are additionally integrated within the wheel axle, and the smart wheel is attached from the side rather than by a fork. Thus the whole system consists only of the smart wheel and the smart handlebar components. 1 Electric Tricycle In the ASSAM project, a tricycle is being designed primarily for users with reduced stability to allow mobility while encouraging physical exercise, see Fig.

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4) with OdoWheel and Navigation Aid (see Sect. 3) has undergone successful preliminary testing and will be subject to extensive field trials in 2013. ) we expect similar applicability there. Navigation and Driving Aid with 3D-obstacle warnings (cf. Sect. 2) will be evaluated in early 2014. 30 prototypes of the electric walker iWalker (cf. Fig. 15) are presently being evaluated in the projects FATE and IDONTFALL, cf. Sects. 2. In the ASSAM project, a new version of a walker frame with motorised back wheels is under development.

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