The increasing number of elderly citizens in our society puts an increasing strain on traditional healthcare systems’ resources. Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) solutions seek to reduce the impact of this tendency as well as provide a way for the elderly to continue to live in their home environment as long as possible with a good quality of life and independence.
However, due to the diverse nature of existing products and services, ensuring interoperability between them is important in order to provide flexible and adequate solutions for an individual’s particular needs.
Author: Eduardo Osório
Type: MSc thesis
Partner: Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto