Assistants for Safe Mobility

Assistants for Safe Mobility

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The ASSAM project aims to compensate for declining physical and cognitive capabilities of elderly persons by user-centred development of modular navigation assistants for various mobility platforms, such as walker, wheelchair, and tricycle, providing sustained everyday mobility and autonomy with seamless transition from indoors to outdoors in environments such as residential complexes or the neighbourhood quarter.


  • Budelmann Elektronik GmbH, Münster, Germany - Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe e.V., Berlin/Bremen, Germany - neusta mobile solutions GmbH, Bremen, Germany - Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain - Centre de vida independent, Barcelona, Spain - Utrecht School of the Arts, Utrecht, the Netherlands - Stichting Bartiméus, Doorn, the Netherlands - Ecobike, S.L., Forallac, Spain - Lifante Vehicles, S.A., Barcelona, Spain


BMBF - Federal Ministry of Education and Research


BMBF - Federal Ministry of Education and Research

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Publications about the project

Serge Autexier; Tim Laue; Christian Mandel

In: Pablo Federico Diez. Smart Wheelchairs and Brain-computer Interfaces. Chapter Smart Wheelchairs, ISBN 9780128128923, Elsevier, 5/2018.

To the publication

Bernd Krieg-Brückner; Christian Mandel; Christoph Budelmann; Bernd Gersdorf; Antonio B. Martínez

In: Reiner Wichert; Helmut Klausing. Ambient Assisted Living. Pages 33-52, ISBN 978-3-319-11865-9, Springer International Publishing, 2015.

To the publication

German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz