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Touch-Based Services’ Catalogs for AAL

  • Jose Bravo
  • Ramon Hervás
  • Jesus Fontecha
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6385)

Abstract

Elderly people living alone at home need support for daily activities. For this reason, the AAL initiative promotes technological adaptabilities but bearing in mind that it is crucial serving users in terms of usability. In this paper, we present a position paper for supporting elderly needs by simple touches of services’ catalogs. Further, we propose a generalization of these services based on four examples: shopping list, catering, calls and mobile prescriptions.

Keywords

Cloud Service Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Elderly Home Ambient Assist Live Shopping List 
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Copyright information

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jose Bravo
    • 1
  • Ramon Hervás
    • 1
  • Jesus Fontecha
    • 1
  1. 1.MAmI Reseach LabPaseo de la UniversidadC. RealSpain

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