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Indoor and Outdoor Mobility Assistance

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.


An overview of assistance for elderly or impaired users is given, developed in projects funded by the EU, BMBF, or DFG. For electric and non-electric wheelchairs, walkers and tricycles, modular hardware and software components have been realised as assistance “services” compensating for various kinds of age-related impairments, both physical (such as loss of force or visibility) and cognitive (such as mild dementia). In particular, mobility indoors and outdoors is supported by navigation, safety, security, and environment assistance. The status of development and field trials for functional usability are described.


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