Making video communication mobile by using a small humanoid social assistive robot

P. (Paul) Panek, C. Beck, R.H. Cuijpers, G. Edelmayer, P. Mayer, W.L. Zagler

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There is a high need among older persons to maintain their social contacts and to stay involved in social life. In this area of social communication ICT and assistive technology can bring a significant support provided that the actual needs and preferences of the user groups are actually met. The paper describes an innovative solution consisting of a mobile video communication facility using a LED projector which is integrated in a social assistive robot system developed in the framework of the KSERA project.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTomorrow in sight : from design to delivery : European Innovation in Ambient Assisted Living : proceedings of the AAL Forum, 24-27 September 2012, Eindhoven
EditorsA. Berlo, van, H. Heuvel, van den, H.H. Nap, I. Bierhoff, W. Rijnen
Place of PublicationEindhoven
PublisherSmart Homes
ISBN (Print)978-90-819709-1-4
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Eventconference; AAL Forum 2012; 2012-09-24; 2012-09-27 -
Duration: 24 Sept 201227 Sept 2012


Conferenceconference; AAL Forum 2012; 2012-09-24; 2012-09-27
OtherAAL Forum 2012


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