Ambient Technology to Assist Elderly People in Indoor Risks
AbstractWhile elderly people perform their daily indoor activities, they are subjected to several risks. To improve the quality of life of elderly people and promote healthy aging and independent living, elderly people need to be provided with an assistive technology platform to rely on during their activities. We reviewed the literature and identified the major indoor risks addressed by assistive technology that elderly people face during their indoor activities. In this paper, we identify these risks as: fall, wrong self-medication management, fire, burns, intoxication by gas/smoke, and the risk of inactivity. In addition, we discuss the existing assistive technology systems and classify the risk detection algorithms, techniques and the basic system principles and interventions to enhance safety of elderly people. View Full-Text
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Yared, R.; Abdulrazak, B. Ambient Technology to Assist Elderly People in Indoor Risks. Computers 2016, 5, 22.
Yared R, Abdulrazak B. Ambient Technology to Assist Elderly People in Indoor Risks. Computers. 2016; 5(4):22.Chicago/Turabian Style
Yared, Rami; Abdulrazak, Bessam. 2016. "Ambient Technology to Assist Elderly People in Indoor Risks." Computers 5, no. 4: 22.
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