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Automated exercise evaluation and movement evolution

Frequent physical exercise provides numerous health benefits to individuals, such as improving endurance, fitness and muscle strength. Exercise can also reduce the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, depression and dementia [1]. Especially for people with Parkinson’s disease, exercise plays an important role in maintaining a good level of mobility,

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Gamification for cognitive stimulation

Who said that the cognitive training has to be tough and focused on boring and repetitive exercises? Based on recent studies on the medical use of gamification, ICT4Life developed specific games for people affected by Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s or other kinds of dementia to offer them a tool to train their cognitive skills by playing alone or with their relatives or friends.

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Integrated Social Support Palette module in ICT4Life

Household administration, personalised exercise plans and managed access to local social services

Modules are continuously developed, tested and upgraded within ICT4Life. Some offer direct services for users: one of these is the Integrated Social Support Palette (ISSP).

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Living more or living better?

“Quality of life”. Today, we will start by citing a phrase that is commonly used in daily conversations, in the media, and in advertisements. It is a broad concept that is related to emotions, perceptions of well-being, satisfaction and achievement of goals,

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How does ICT4Life extend elderly people’s autonomy?

ICT4Life project main ambition is to increase the quality of life and the autonomy of individuals with early or intermediate stage cognitive impairment by developing a range of ICT-based services. These services are intended to cover several specific needs of people affected by Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s,

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Discussing Integrated Care at ICIC17

The International Conference on Integrated Care took place in a sunny Dublin between the 8th and 10th of May in association with the 5th World Congress on Integrated Care. With around 1200 attendees, 250 posters and more than 85 sessions,

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Fostering interdisciplinary action in Horizon 2020

H2020 Projects such as ICT4Life combine closely different kinds of sciences by involving multi-sectorial partners. Developing the best technology without taking into account new societal needs or usability and attractiveness of technologies would not fulfil the objectives.

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Abnormal Behavior Detection in Ambient Assisted Living

Human behavior understanding using machine intelligence is a challenging task that has received much attention in the machine learning and computer vision communities. Applications can be used in a wide range of fields like video surveillance, ambient assisted living, human-computer interaction and more.

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