Assistive technology : from research to practice ; AAATE 2013 / edited by Pedro Encarnação ... [and 4 more].Material type: TextSeries: Assistive technology research series ; v. 33.Publisher: Amsterdam : IOS Press, 2013Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781614993049; 1614993041; 9781614993032; 1614993033Other title: AAATE 2013Subject(s): Self-help devices for people with disabilities -- Congresses | Self-Help Devices | MEDICAL -- Surgery -- General | Self-help devices for people with disabilitiesGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Congress. | Electronic books. | Conference papers and proceedings. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Assistive Technology: From Research to Practice.DDC classification: 617/.033 LOC classification: HV1569.5 | .A19 2013NLM classification: W1Online resources: Click here to access online
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ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY: FROM RESEARCH TO PRACTICE; AAATE 2013 -- From Research to Practice; Conference Chair; Program Board; Conference Organization; Scientific Board; Contents; Ageing, Disability and Technology; A Test of a Walker Equipped with a Lifting Device; End-User Involvement in E-MOSION Focusing on Mobility Services; Older Adults and the Use of Internet Communication: Results from a German Study-Sample; The Use of Assistive Technology in Different Age-Groups of Old People; Accessibility for Elderly using a Four-Wheeled Walker -- an Interview and Observation Analysis.
"I Need to Know, I Cannot, I Don't Understand": Older Users' Requirements for a Navigation ApplicationBank4Elder: Innovative Banking Interfaces Adapted to Older People Needs and Capabilities; Ambient Assisted Living; A User Friendly Robot Architecture for Re-ablement and Co-learning in A sensorised Home; Semi-automated Video-based In-home Fall Risk Assessment; Using Smart Home Technology in Brain Injury Rehabilitation: The Road towards Service Development; Non-Intrusive Recognition of Activities of Daily Living in the Homes of Alzheimer Patients.
Detecting and preventing Falls with Depth Camera, Tracking the Body CenterIntegrative Implementation of Ambient Assisted Living Focused on Efficiency and Flexibility; Footstep Localization based on In-home Microphone-array Signals; Ubiquitous Fall Detection and Activity Recognition System for Bathrooms; A Wearable Assistive Device for AAL Applications; Assistive Robotics; COCHISE Project: An Augmented Service Dog for Disabled People; Health Professionals' Perceptions of the Robot "Giraff" in Brain Injury Rehabilitation.
Episodic Memory Visualization in Robot Companions Providing a Memory Prosthesis for Elderly UsersProposal for Robot Assisted Rehabilitation: A New Approach to Patient Exercise; Robot-Mediated Interviews: Does a Robotic Interviewer Impact Question Difficulty and Information Recovery?; Evaluation of the Acceptance of a Social Assistive Robot for Physical Training Support Together with Older Users and Domain Experts; Prompt-fading Strategies in Robot Mediated Play Sessions; Differentiation in Service Robot Behaviour based on User Ability.
Development of a Bicycle Simulator System for Stroke RehabilitationChanges in Playfulness with a Robotic Intervention in a Child with Cerebral Palsy; The Neurophysiology of Augmentative Manipulation: A Method for Technical Implementation; AT for Motor Limitations; Development of Input Device of Electric Wheelchair Considering the Characteristic of the Hand Function of Person with Severe Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy; Evaluation of Physical Load While Propelling Manual Wheelchair on Cross Slope Road and Wave Road; Environmental Barriers and Use ofMobility Devices.
Assistive Technology (AT) is an umbrella term indicating any product or technology-based service that enables people of all ages with activity limitations in their daily life, education, work or leisure. It is a highly interdisciplinary field, encompassing research, development, manufacture, supply, provision and policy. This book presents the proceedings of the 12th biennial European conference of the Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe, AAATE 2013, held in Vilamoura, Portugal, in September 2013. The full papers included here cover a diverse range of subjects, inc.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.