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Kamel Boulos MN, Rocha A, Martins A, Escriche Vicente M, Bolz A, Feld R, Tchoudovski I, Braecklein M, Nelson J, Laighin G, Sdogati C, Cesaroni F, Antomarini M, Jobes A, Kinirons M.
International Journal Of Health Geographics
CAALYX: a new generation of location-based services in healthcare.
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Recent advances in mobile positioning systems and telecommunications are providing the technology needed for the development of location-aware tele-care applications. This paper introduces CAALYX - Complete Ambient Assisted Living Experiment, an EU-funded project that aims at increasing older people's autonomy and self-confidence by developing a wearable light device capable of measuring specific vital signs of the elderly, detecting falls and location, and communicating automatically in real-time with his/her care provider in case of an emergency, wherever the older person happens to be, at home or outside.
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