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RESIMA—An Assistive System for Visual Impaired in Indoor Environment

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Ambient Assisted Living

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This paper presents results achieved during the RESIMA project aimed to develop a remote monitoring system to assist weak people to safely exploit unknown environments. The system consists of a wireless sensors network distributed within the environment and intelligent paradigms able to acquire awareness on the environment, the user’s location and his/her posture. Exploiting such piece of information allows the system to properly manage the user-environment interaction (UEI) and to contextualize the user within the environmental status (UEC). Information generated by UEI and UEC paradigms allow for guaranteeing a real-time and continuous form of assistance for the user tailored to his/her specific needs.

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Activities described in this work have been carried out under the RESIMA project - POR - FESR 2007-2013 Sicily.

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Andò, B., Baglio, S., Lombardo, C.O., Marletta, V. (2015). RESIMA—An Assistive System for Visual Impaired in Indoor Environment. In: Andò, B., Siciliano, P., Marletta, V., Monteriù, A. (eds) Ambient Assisted Living. Biosystems & Biorobotics, vol 11. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-18374-9_17

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