ICT for ageing well.



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  • Submitted proposals in AAL Call 2017: preliminary outcomes!

    The AAL Call 2017 entitled “AAL packages/integrated solutions: Packages integrating different solutions based on ICT to support active, healthy and independent living of older adults,” closed on May 24th, 2017   This challenge focused on turning impressive ideas into AAL projects that can provide practical, integrated solutions to challenges in people’s everyday lives. It is recognised that t…

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  • Inside the Forum

    Does the Robot Care? Perspectives on the Acceptance of Social Robots in Healthcare   There are several examples of innovative robots in care. However, their actual use in the domains medical care and care for the elderly is scarce. Is this still due to technological problems – or do humans simply prefer care from fellow humans? What if these care robots were social robots, able to recognize a…

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  • Don’t panic – you haven’t missed out on early bird tickets for the AAL Forum 2017 just yet.

    The deadline for delegates and exhibitors to receive incredible reduced prices has been extended for a further two weeks, giving you the opportunity to get your hands on tickets to one of the largest exhibitions of its kind, at some of the lowest rates.   With prices this low, you will be pinching yourself as you explore this unique event in the heart of beautiful Coimbra, Portugal, where you…

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  • Hackathon: Hack 4 Ageing Well

    For 24 hours from the 30 September to the 1 October 2017, a hackathon will be taking place in the run up to the AAL Forum 2017 in Coimbra, Portugal.   Hack 4 Ageing Well is one of the thrilling side events to be taking place alongside the main activities at this year’s forum. The AAL hackathon invites you and your team to step up to the challenge and come together to work late into the night,…

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