By Reiner Wichert, Birgid Eberhardt
During this ebook, 22 authors speak about improvement of Ambient Assisted residing. It offers new technological advancements which help the autonomy and independence of people with detailed wishes. because the technological innovation increases additionally social concerns, the booklet addresses micro and macro cost-efficient features of assistive platforms and places an extra emphasis at the moral and felony dialogue. The presentation is supported by way of actual international examples and functions.
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Additional resources for Ambient Assisted Living: 4. AAL-Kongress 2011 Berlin, Germany, January 25-26, 2011 (Advanced Technologies and Societal Change)
In a scientific study possible strains due to technological stress were analysed, which can occur if technology suddenly fails. Simultaneously the partcipants´ perception of the situation was evaluated by means of a two-part questionnaire and the responses were videotaped. In the following part some outcomes of the study as a comparison of employees under and above 45 years of age will be shown. 2 Research Methodology It makes sense to carry out the analysis of strain caused by failure of technology to indicate perceived stress by collecting several data, such as by measuring and observing responses and interviewing the participants.
In almost all R&D-Centers bigger Open Innovation Fields exsist, in which especially in an older age appearing situations can be simulated with the customers. On the basis of this academically profound “profile” the final configuration of the residential surrounding is undertaken with the customers. AAL feature modules (intelligent bathrooms, intelligent house control systems, emergency call systems, health care/fitness systems) in connection with age-appropriate design and age-appropriate residential surrounding-creation are offeres by all “Housing Companies”.
The recording technology was placed in an adjacent room (experiment room 2). The person conducting the experiment could simultaneously observe the whole experiment room on several screens and a monitor at a work station, and all other acoustic signals such as the instruction or the test persons’ verbal reactions could also be simultaneously recorded. By means of recording and editing technology the reactions of all test persons were recorded during the whole experiment. In experiment room 1 there was a supervision place for a second conducting person (instructor).