Enhancing service delivering, improving quality of life, preserving independence through assistive technology

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Abstract

In nowadays aging society, many people require assistance for activity of daily living. In most cases technologies have the potential to improve the quality of life for the older and disabled. We show how the use of a robotic platform with some embedded intelligence, the i-Walker, can help to improve the performance of the post-stroke individuals' rehabilitation.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationStudies in Health Technology and Informatics
Pages14-18
Number of pages5
Volume180
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Event24th Medical Informatics in Europe Conference, MIE 2012 - Pisa, Italy
Duration: Aug 26 2012Aug 29 2012

Other

Other24th Medical Informatics in Europe Conference, MIE 2012
CountryItaly
CityPisa
Period8/26/128/29/12

Keywords

  • Ageing
  • Assistive technologies
  • Disability
  • Rehabilitation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Information Management

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