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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,


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.


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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Use of sensors for new integrated care services

With an increasingly growing population in Europe, cognitive impairments are a major social and public health issue. According to the World Alzheimer Report (WHO) [1], dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, remains one of the biggest global public health challenges our generation is facing.

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Mock-ups: a first step towards ICT4Life system

The third ICT4Life consortium meeting that took place in Paris on the 13th and 14th of September 2016 marked a first definition of the platform and App interfaces of ICT4Life system and announced the development of the mock-ups by the technical partners of the project.


Enough data on chronic diseases in the EU?

The European Union examines the situation about the current status of EU-wide, comparable data available about chronic conditions from time to time. A publication in 2012 [1] stated that the availability of  timely and  comparable chronic disease prevalence data is far from ideal in the European Union.

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