By Ger van Den Broek, Filippo Cavallo, Christian Wehrmann
During this book a roadmap on Ambient Assisted residing (AAL) is gifted. it's produced by means of the eu Ambient Assisted dwelling Innovation Alliance, or AALIANCE undertaking, funded less than the seventh ecu Framework Programme. within the first bankruptcy new constructing traits in AAL are checked out from diverse views and limitations to their implementation are mentioned. this is often by way of a close dialogue of the applying domain names; AAL4persons (chapter 2), AAL@community (chapter 3), AAL@work (chapter four) and a close presentation of the allowing applied sciences - sensing, reasoning, appearing, interplay and conversation - (chapter 5). the ultimate bankruptcy provides how to arrange an AAL process (chapter 6). This led to a rfile that may be regarded as the expertise roadmap for AAL. IOS Press is a world technology, technical and clinical writer of top quality books for teachers, scientists, and execs in all fields. the various components we submit in: -Biomedicine -Oncology -Artificial intelligence -Databases and data structures -Maritime engineering -Nanotechnology -Geoengineering -All features of physics -E-governance -E-commerce -The wisdom economic system -Urban stories -Arms regulate -Understanding and responding to terrorism -Medical informatics -Computer Sciences
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After having identified the desired products, consumers look them up in the database: • • to verify the presence of the items and their costs in reliable shops; to identify the shops where the products are sold at cheaper prices. Users then send their order to shops and then they receive confirmation or refusal of their request. Where shops have the required goods, the shops inform the users of the approximate time to delivery the articles. Thanks to this approach, products are chosen by people at home and are delivered directly there.
Eat and drink The welfare and the health of persons are strongly related to their nutrition. Supplying these subjects with appropriate technological services can help overcome problems related to malnutrition. Services for the preparation of meals. In many cases, preparation of the meal is a complex and dangerous activity to carry out. Two solutions can be adopted to solve this problem: delivering the meal direct to the user’s home and using pots, pans or stove with sensors for cooking. • Meals delivery service: delivering the meal directly to the persons’ home is a service that can be provided by connecting restaurants and canteens set in an urban area in a virtual network; this restaurant network should share and published information about the dishes prepared by these restaurants and canteens in a common database.