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People with Disabilities: Assistive Homes and Environments

  • Gerhard Nussbaum
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4061)

Abstract

Assistive Homes and Environments are a category of Smart Homes and Environments and are an approach to independent living. All important devices are linked together and allow their integrated control by an accessible user interface. These environments have the ability to compensate some of the occupant’s disabilities and therefore enhance the occupant’s independence. This special thematic session deals with Assistive Homes and Environments and related developments and research. The topics reach from “Smart and Assistive Homes” over “Control of ICT devices by eye gaze” to “Health monitoring systems for elderly and disabled people”.

Keywords

Ubiquitous Computing Disable People Smart Home Smart Environment Health Monitoring System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerhard Nussbaum
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  1. 1.Kompetenznetzwerk Informationstechnologie zur Förderung der Integration von Menschen, mit Behinderungen (KI-I)Hagenberg i.M.Austria

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