SmartCARE—An ICT Platform in the Domain of Stroke Pathology to Manage Rehabilitation Treatment and Telemonitoring at Home

  • Francesco Adinolfi
  • Giuseppe CaggianeseEmail author
  • Luigi Gallo
  • Juan Grosso
  • Francesco Infarinato
  • Nazzareno Marchese
  • Patrizio Sale
  • Emiliano Spaltro
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 55)


This paper describes the SmartCARE ICT eco-system, which goal is to deliver advanced health collaboration services in the rehabilitation domain. The system provides a set of tools that enable the continuity of care at home to patients affected by stroke diseases. Moreover, by taking advantage of motion sensing-based serious games and virtual companions, the system can stimulate the patient at being more reactive both at neuro-motorial and neuro-cognitive levels.


Stroke Rehabilitation Telemonitoring Microsoft kinect Unity 3D Microsoft band Serious game Wearable devices 



The proposed ICT eco-system has been developed within the project SmartCARE—Satellite enhanced Multi-channel e-health Assistance for Remote Tele-rehabilitation and CAREgiving, funded by the European Space Agency (ESA) and sponsored by Lazio Region—Italy.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francesco Adinolfi
    • 1
  • Giuseppe Caggianese
    • 2
    Email author
  • Luigi Gallo
    • 2
  • Juan Grosso
    • 5
  • Francesco Infarinato
    • 3
  • Nazzareno Marchese
    • 1
  • Patrizio Sale
    • 4
  • Emiliano Spaltro
    • 5
  1. 1.ITSLab s.r.l.Torre AnnunziataItaly
  2. 2.Institute for High Performance Computing and Networking, National Research Council of Italy (ICAR-CNR)NaplesItaly
  3. 3.Rehabilitation Bioengineering LaboratoryIRCCS San Raffaele PisanaRomeItaly
  4. 4.Fondazione Ospedale San Camillo IRCCSVenezia LidoItaly
  5. 5.ALPHA ConsultMilanoItaly

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