publication . Bachelor thesis . 2015

Design of Eco-Smart Homes For Elderly Independent Living

Zhang, Yiran; Liu, Xiaohui;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2015
  • Publisher: Blekinge Tekniska Högskola, Institutionen för datalogi och datorsystemteknik
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
The aging of the world population has increased dramatically during the past century. The rapid increase of elderly population is putting a heavy strain on healthcare and social welfare. Living conditions and service provision for elderly people have thus become an increasingly hot topic worldwide. In this paper, we address this problem by presenting a conceptual model of an integrated and personalized system for an eco-smart home for elderly independent living. This approach was inspired by an on-going European project, INNOVAGE, which researchers at Blekinge Institute of Technology are currently participating in, and which focuses on regional knowledge cluster...
Subjects
free text keywords: elderly, independent living, smart home, eco-smart home, health technology, integrative system design, service design, homecare, user needs, Computer Sciences, Datavetenskap (datalogi), Human Computer Interaction, Människa-datorinteraktion (interaktionsdesign)
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