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KopAL - A mobile orientation system for dementia patients

TitleKopAL - A mobile orientation system for dementia patients
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsFudickar S., Schnor B.
Associate EditorTavangarian D., Kirste T., Timmermann D., Lucke U., Versick D.
Conference NameIntelligent Interactive Assistance and Mobile Multimedia Computing
Series TitleIMC 2009. Communications in Computer and Information Science
Volume53
Pages109-118
Date Published2009
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
ISBN Number978-3-642-10263-9
Abstract

In the aging sectors of societies in the western world, dementia and its characteristics such as disorientation and obliviousness are becoming a significant problem to an increasing number of people and health systems. In order to enable such dementia patients to regain a self-determined life, we have developed a mobile orientation system with a focus on minimal operational costs and a speech based human computer interface. This system assists dementia patients in everyday problems, such as remembering appointments and staying on track within their familiar surroundings as well as informing caretakers in critical situations.

DOI10.1007/978-3-642-10263-9_10
Created at November 22, 2021 - 2:56pm by Fudickar.

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