Smart Technologies in Healthcare

Bruno Bouchard

February 13, 2017 by CRC Press
Reference - 235 Pages - 15 Color & 24 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498722001 - CAT# K25610

USD$159.95

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Features

    • Gives readers guidelines to set up smart environment architecture for assistance
    • Describes how to model activities of daily living for further recognition and prediction
    • Reviews cutting-edge technologies for activity learning and prediction
    • Sets a framework for safe design and execution of smart environments dedicated to people with disabilities

    Summary

    Assistive technologies for the old and people with disabilities is now a very active field of research. It also constitutes a very profitable market (expected to reach US $60 billion p.a. by 2018). The book covers key aspects of this important field and provides guidelines for developing assistive technologies in smart environments. The book also presents the new paradigm of open innovation used by the most prolific research teams around the world. The latest developments in the field are given. Overall this book will be a reference for researchers, practitioners and engineers.