Category Archives: Health-Lab

PROJECT PAUL FUNDED FROM NWO PROGRAM DATA-DRIVEN RESEARCH ON SPORTS & HEALTHY LIVING

In the NWO programme Data-driven research on Sports & Healthy Living three proposals have been granted. Consortia from Dutch and Brazilian researchers will collaborate in the field of sports and healthy living. One of the subsidized projects is ‘Playful Data-driven Active Urban … Continue reading

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DIGITAL LIFE CENTRE PRESENTS RESEARCH AT THE UBICOMP CONFERENCE IN SEATTLE

The Ubicomp conference, held this year in Seattle, USA, presents research in the field of ubiquitous (pervasive) computing; ICT that has penetrated into all aspects of our daily lives, smart environments, sensors, activity recognition, data analysis, interaction techniques, design and … Continue reading

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Dutch newsradio BNR interviews students working on an interactive wall for elderly with dementia

A group of students who, during the minor ‘healthcare technology’, developed an ‘interactive wall’ for elderly with dementia has started a bachelors project where they set up their own company. Because there was so much demand for the interactive wall, particularly … Continue reading

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Care-o-Bot arrived in Heerlen

Just before the consortium meeting of the EU FP7-ICT project ‘ACCOMPANY’ the Care-o-Bot robot was delivered to Hogeschool Zuyd. There a new set of user studied will be carried out and the cameras and sensors will be tested in an … Continue reading

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Kick off Care 4 Balance project

Monday March 11 we met for the kick-off of the Care 4 Balance project. In this AAL project, coordinated by iMinds Belgium we cooperate within a European consortium on a system that supports informal carers to give assistance to elderly, … Continue reading

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Discussing first results of research with elderly users

For more than six month we collected data from wireless sensor networks in assisted living apartments ‘de Flank’ in Naarderheem. Together with the elderly users and all researchers we had a dinner at which we explained the first results and … Continue reading

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Kick-off project ‘Balance-IT’

March 16. 2012, we had the kick-off meeting of the ‘Balance-IT’ project in which we work on intelligent camera surveillance systems for care applications, in particular fall detection, fall prevention and wandering detection. We collaborate with 10 SME’s in the … Continue reading

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