Assistive Technology for the Elderly

Written By Nagender Kumar Suryadevara
Assistive Technology for the Elderly
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 11 March 2020
  • ISBN : 0128185473
  • Pages : 370 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Assistive Technology for the Elderly written by Nagender Kumar Suryadevara which was release on 11 March 2020, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Assistive Technology for the Elderly addresses the intricacies involved in the design and development of assisted technologies for the elderly, covering smart systems such as magnifying book contents, speaking electronic devices, alarms for doors and windows, smart alert bands, panic buttons, medication dispensers and reminders, Wander Gard, physiological parameters monitoring systems and smart home monitoring systems. This book is aimed at those who are responsible for designing assistive technology intended to be used by the elderly. It lays out the technology that is already available and covers user needs and state-of-the-art technologies and methodologies. Focuses on practical devices and technology for engineers Offers deep coverage of sensor based assistive technologies that are elderly for people with dementia, physical disabilities and people living alone Covers assistive technology ecosystems and offers case studies for practical application

Assistive Technology for the Elderly

Assistive Technology for the Elderly
  • Author : Nagender Kumar Suryadevara,Subhas Chandra Mukhopadhyay
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-03-11
  • Total pages : 370
  • ISBN : 0128185473
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Summary : Assistive Technology for the Elderly addresses the intricacies involved in the design and development of assisted technologies for the elderly, covering smart systems such as magnifying book contents, speaking electronic devices, alarms for doors and windows, smart alert bands, panic buttons, medication dispensers and reminders, Wander Gard, physiological parameters monitoring ...

Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology
  • Author : Ger M. Craddock
  • Publisher : IOS Press
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Total pages : 1103
  • ISBN : 0128185473
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Summary : This publication covers different themes in the field of assistive technology. The theme New technologies will explore the significant advances in technology research & development and how these can be harnessed to benefit people with disabilities. This will include evolving technologies, affording interesting insights into the future. The theme User Centred ...

Optimizing Assistive Technologies for Aging Populations

Optimizing Assistive Technologies for Aging Populations
  • Author : Morsi, Yosry S.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2015-09-14
  • Total pages : 495
  • ISBN : 0128185473
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Summary : Demographics reveal that the proportion of elderly individuals in the population is growing at a significant rate. Advances in medicine have allowed populations to live longer than ever; however, ensuring that these individuals have the tools necessary to sustain a productive and happy lifestyle as they age remains a concern. ...

Assistive Technologies for Independent Aging

Assistive Technologies for Independent Aging
  • Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Special Committee on Aging,United Tates
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 211
  • ISBN : 0128185473
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Summary : Download or read online Assistive Technologies for Independent Aging written by United States. Congress. Senate. Special Committee on Aging,United Tates, published by which was released on 2004. Get Assistive Technologies for Independent Aging Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Challenges for Assistive Technology

Challenges for Assistive Technology
  • Author : Gorka Eizmendi,José Miguel Azkoitia,Ger M. Craddock
  • Publisher : IOS Press
  • Release Date : 2007-01-01
  • Total pages : 948
  • ISBN : 0128185473
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Summary : In the 21st century Assistive Technology (AT) should be defined as a scientific and technologic approach to the development of products and services oriented to support the elderly and people with disabilities in their daily activities, maximizing their personal autonomy, independence, health and quality of life....

Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology
  • Author : Alain Pruski,Harry Knops,Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe
  • Publisher : IOS Press
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 781
  • ISBN : 0128185473
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Summary : Points towards the difficulty encountered in research and development carried out by laboratories to reach the users. This book aims at alerting developers so that they pay attention to the outcome of their work. Inventive research and technologies which have a high potential in the field of Assistive Technology are ...

Design of Assistive Technology for Ageing Populations

Design of Assistive Technology for Ageing Populations
  • Author : Andree Woodcock,Louise Moody,Deana McDonagh,Ajita Jain,Lakhmi C. Jain
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-11-20
  • Total pages : 376
  • ISBN : 0128185473
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Summary : This book focuses on various aspects of research on ageing, including in relation to assistive technology; dignity of aging; how technology can support a greater understanding of the experience of physically aging and cognitive changes; mobility issues associated with the elderly; and emerging technologies. The 80+ age group represents an expanding ...

Assistive Technology From Research to Practice

Assistive Technology  From Research to Practice
  • Author : P. Encarnação,L. Azevedo,G.J. Gelderblom
  • Publisher : IOS Press
  • Release Date : 2013-09-09
  • Total pages : 1422
  • ISBN : 0128185473
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Summary : Assistive Technology (AT) is an umbrella term indicating any product or technology-based service that enables people of all ages with activity limitations in their daily life, education, work or leisure. It is a highly interdisciplinary field, encompassing research, development, manufacture, supply, provision and policy. This book presents the proceedings of ...

AAOS Atlas of Orthoses and Assistive Devices

AAOS Atlas of Orthoses and Assistive Devices
  • Author : John D. Hsu,John W. Michael,John R. Fisk,American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 652
  • ISBN : 0128185473
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Summary : With new coverage of postpolio syndrome, cranial orthoses, and now incorporating the perspectives of renowned physiatrists, this is a one-stop rehabilitation resource. Tips and Pearls in every chapter and a new 2-color format make accessing information a snap. Incorporates chapters on the Orthotic Prescription, Strength and Materials, and the Normal ...

Assistive Technologies

Assistive Technologies
  • Author : Fernando Auat Cheein
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2012-03-16
  • Total pages : 246
  • ISBN : 0128185473
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Summary : This book offers the reader new achievements within the Assistive Technology field made by worldwide experts, covering aspects such as assistive technology focused on teaching and education, mobility, communication and social interactivity, among others. Each chapter included in this book covers one particular aspect of Assistive Technology that invites the ...

Assistive Technology on the Threshold of the New Millennium

Assistive Technology on the Threshold of the New Millennium
  • Author : Christian Bühler,Harry Knops
  • Publisher : IOS Press
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 862
  • ISBN : 0128185473
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Summary : The field of assistive technology is influenced by the ongoing and rapid development of mainstream technologies on the one hand and continuing changes to social systems in relation to societal events - such as the ageing of the population - on the other. The articles in this book provide a ...

Advances in Usability User Experience Wearable and Assistive Technology

Advances in Usability  User Experience  Wearable and Assistive Technology
  • Author : Tareq Z. Ahram,Christianne S. Falcão
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-07-07
  • Total pages : 1163
  • ISBN : 0128185473
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Summary : This book addresses emerging issues in usability, interface design, human–computer interaction, user experience and assistive technology. It highlights research aimed at understanding human interactions with products, services and systems and focuses on finding effective approaches for improving the user experience. It also discusses key issues in designing and providing ...

Sound Based Assistive Technology

Sound Based Assistive Technology
  • Author : Tohru Ifukube
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-03-06
  • Total pages : 239
  • ISBN : 0128185473
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Summary : This book presents a technology to help speech-, hearing- and sight-impaired people. It explains how they will benefit from an enhancement in their ability to recognize and produce speech or to detect sounds in their surroundings. Additionally, it is considered how sound-based assistive technology might be applied to the areas ...

Assistive Technology from Adapted Equipment to Inclusive Environments

Assistive Technology from Adapted Equipment to Inclusive Environments
  • Author : Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe
  • Publisher : IOS Press
  • Release Date : 2009-08-21
  • Total pages : 924
  • ISBN : 0128185473
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Summary : The concept of Assistive Technology is moving away from adopting the most appropriate devices to overcome the limitations of users, to the designing and setting up of total environments in which people can live, supported by suitable services and additional support devices integrated within the environment. These two perspectives are ...

Assistive Technology Assessment Handbook

Assistive Technology Assessment Handbook
  • Author : Stefano Federici,Marcia Scherer
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-11-23
  • Total pages : 489
  • ISBN : 0128185473
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Summary : Assistive Technology Assessment Handbook, Second Edition, proposes an international ideal model for the assistive technology assessment process, outlining how this model can be applied in practice to re-conceptualize the phases of an assistive technology delivery system according to the biopsychosocial model of disability. The model provides reference guidelines for evidence-based ...