Friday, 12 June 2015 • 09:00 – 18:00
WS-08: ICT-enabled Services and Technologies for eHealth and Ambient Assisted Living
Organizer: Sofoklis Kyriazakos (CTIF, Aalborg University, Denmark)
This workshop aims to provide a discussion framework towards enhanced AAL support for seniors with different types of diseases. The workshop will focus on:
• State of the Art, namely the current landscape of AAL initiatives, their innovative approaches and drawbacks.
• Interaction and service design concepts that view AAL systems from a user’s perspective.
• Edge technology solutions such as wearable and non-wearable sensors monitoring users’ vital signs, domotics systems monitoring critical in-home parameters, notification systems sending relevant data to medical experts or family members, etc.
• Regulatory framework and the role of the National Health System
The workshop will attract experienced professionals and researchers in the field to discuss innovative approaches and pinpoint the current gaps in the field with the goal to contribute to the development of a roadmap for AAL. The workshop will stimulate open discussions and exchange of participants’ personal experience and insights.