The Engineering Handbook of Smart Technology for Aging, by Abdelsalam Helal, Mounir Mokhtari, Bessam Abdulrazak

By Abdelsalam Helal, Mounir Mokhtari, Bessam Abdulrazak

A complicated examine clever know-how to advertise the independence of the aged and disabledOngoing learn and developments in know-how are crucial for the continued independence of aged and disabled folks. The Engineering guide of clever know-how for getting older, incapacity, and Independence offers a radical research of those applied sciences and the desires of the aged and disabled, together with a breakdown of demographics, govt spending, progress expense, and lots more and plenty more.Each bankruptcy is written through knowledgeable in his or her respective box, and offers readers extraordinary perception into the learn and advancements in a large number of vital components, including:User-need analyses, classifications, and policiesAssistive units and structures for individuals with motor disabilitiesAssistive units and platforms for individuals with visible and listening to impairmentsHuman-machine interplay and digital realityAssistive roboticsTechnology for consumer mobility and item manipulationSmart houses as assistant environmentsA dialogue of rising criteria and guidance to construct obtainable units, instruments, and environmentsThis publication is an critical source for researchers and pros in computing device technology, rehabilitation technology, and scientific engineering. It additionally serves as a useful textbook for graduate scholars within the aforementioned fields.

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Also included are recreational equipment for hunting and fishing; tools, materials, and equipment for handicrafts, indoor/outdoor gardening, traveling, camping, and caravanning; smoking equipment; and instruments or tools for pet care. The reader will notice some overlap between categories, such as low-friction mats that help with the transport of objects via sliding. In practice, borders between various categories in ISO 9999 are difficult to determine, because a given type of 18 INTRODUCTION TO THE BOOK AT can be applied in different ways.

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3), in the following order: survival (physiological), safety, social needs, esteem, and self-actualization (fulfillment). Maslow’s model is also valid for PwSN, whose needs are similar to those of ordinary persons. Nevertheless, many of 4 INTRODUCTION TO THE BOOK Need category 5. Fulfillment 4. Esteem Level of satisfaction Personal goals Autonomy contributing to work Personal level Low: lack of autonomy Meeting people, being part of a group Difficult: feeling of exclusion 2. Safety Without getting hurt handling objects, crossing the street,...

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