Towards the Deployment of Open Platform AAL Services in Real Life-advantages and Lessons Learned - uSmAAL: A Case Study for Implementing Intelligent AAL Services in Real Life based on the Open Platform universAAL

Jan Stengler, Gouri Gaikward, Helmi Ben Hmida

Abstract

Nowadays, most Ambient Assisted Living systems are confined to individual projects. They are primarily closed products with a limited set of features, thus reducing its extension, adoption and reuse. The aim of this paper is to make a first attempt to increase standardization and interoperability oriented efforts by focusing on open systems. We aim to share our experience with developing and deploying Ambient Assisted Living solutions on the top level of the standardized open platform universAAL in real life. This paper identifies the essential aspects of the system architecture and investigates the advantages of providing generic services, shared and reusable components in real life. In addition, this paper presents an evaluation protocol of the different components, focusing on system sustainability and reliability.

References

  1. Barnes, N., Edwards, N., Rose, D., and Garner, P. (2008). Lifestyle monitoring-technology for supported independence. Computing & Control Engineering Journal, 9(4):169-174.
  2. Boudreau, K. (2010). Open platform strategies and innovation: Granting access vs. devolving control. Management Science, 56(10):1849-1872.
  3. Dlodlo, N., Smith, A., Montsi, L., and Kruger, C. (2013). Towards a demand-side smart domestic electrical energy management system. In IST-Africa Conference and Exhibition (IST-Africa), 2013, pages 1-12. IEEE.
  4. Dubowsky, S., Genot, F., Godding, S., Kozono, H., Skwersky, A., Yu, H., and Yu, L. S. (2000). Pamm-a robotic aid to the elderly for mobility assistance and monitoring: a helping-hand for the elderly. In Robotics and Automation, 2000. Proceedings. ICRA'00. IEEE International Conference on, volume 1, pages 570-576. IEEE.
  5. Khan, D. U., Siek, K. A., Meyers, J., Haverhals, L. M., Cali, S., and Ross, S. E. (2010). Designing a personal health application for older adults to manage medications. In Proceedings of the 1st ACM International Health Informatics Symposium, pages 849-858. ACM.
  6. Kidd, C. D., Orr, R., Abowd, G. D., Atkeson, C. G., Essa, I. A., MacIntyre, B., Mynatt, E., Starner, T. E., and Newstetter, W. (2009). The aware home: A living laboratory for ubiquitous computing research. In Cooperative buildings. Integrating information, organizations, and architecture, pages 191-198. Springer.
  7. Kung, A. and Jean-Bart, B. (2010). Making aal platforms a reality. In Ambient Intelligence, pages 187-196. Springer.
  8. Liao, W.-H. and Kuo, J.-H. (2013). Sleep monitoring system in real bedroom environment using texture-based background modeling approaches. Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, 4(1):57-66.
  9. Memon, M., Wagner, S. R., Pedersen, C. F., Beevi, F. H. A., and Hansen, F. O. (2014). Ambient assisted living healthcare frameworks, platforms, standards, and quality attributes. Sensors, 14(3):4312-4341.
  10. Mozer, M. C. (2008). The neural network house: An environment hat adapts to its inhabitants. In Proc. AAAI Spring Symp. Intelligent Environments, pages 110- 114.
  11. Mynatt, E. D., Rowan, J., Craighill, S., and Jacobs, A. (2001). Digital family portraits: supporting peace of mind for extended family members. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems, pages 333-340. ACM.
  12. Paul III, D. P. (2013). An innovation in healthcare delivery: Hospital at home. Journal of Management Policy and Practice, 14(6):73-91.
  13. Qudah, I., Leijdekkers, P., and Gay, V. (2010). Using mobile phones to improve medication compliance and awareness for cardiac patients. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments, page 36. ACM.
  14. Spitalewsky, K., Rochon, J., Ganzinger, M., Knaup, P., et al. (2013). Potential and requirements of it for ambient assisted living technologies. Methods Inf Med, 52(3):231-238.
  15. Stevenson, S. (2014). 6 ways ambient assisted living improves quality of life. http://www.aplaceformom.com/blog/10-29-14- ambient-assisted-living/. Accessed: 2014-12-14.
  16. Tazari, M.-R., Furfari, F., Fides-Valero, Í ., Hanke, S., Höftberger, O., Kehagias, D., Mosmondor, M., Wichert, R., and Wolf, P. (2012). The universaal reference model for aal. Handbook of Ambient Assisted Living, 11:610-625.
  17. Wichert, R. and Eberhardt, B. (2011). Ambient assisted living. Springer.
  18. Wichert, R., Furfari, F., Kung, A., and Tazari, M. R. (2012). How to overcome the market entrance barrier and achieve the market breakthrough in aal. In Ambient Assisted Living, pages 349-358. Springer.
  19. Zhang, B.-j., Pan, X.-z., Wang, J.-b., et al. (2008). A recoverable stress testing algorithm for compression and encryption cards. Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A, 9(10):1398-1405.
Download


Paper Citation


in Harvard Style

Stengler J., Gaikward G. and Ben Hmida H. (2015). Towards the Deployment of Open Platform AAL Services in Real Life-advantages and Lessons Learned - uSmAAL: A Case Study for Implementing Intelligent AAL Services in Real Life based on the Open Platform universAAL . In Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health - Volume 1: ICT4AgeingWell, ISBN 978-989-758-102-1, pages 67-74. DOI: 10.5220/0005450200670074


in Bibtex Style

@conference{ict4ageingwell15,
author={Jan Stengler and Gouri Gaikward and Helmi Ben Hmida},
title={Towards the Deployment of Open Platform AAL Services in Real Life-advantages and Lessons Learned - uSmAAL: A Case Study for Implementing Intelligent AAL Services in Real Life based on the Open Platform universAAL},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health - Volume 1: ICT4AgeingWell,},
year={2015},
pages={67-74},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005450200670074},
isbn={978-989-758-102-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health - Volume 1: ICT4AgeingWell,
TI - Towards the Deployment of Open Platform AAL Services in Real Life-advantages and Lessons Learned - uSmAAL: A Case Study for Implementing Intelligent AAL Services in Real Life based on the Open Platform universAAL
SN - 978-989-758-102-1
AU - Stengler J.
AU - Gaikward G.
AU - Ben Hmida H.
PY - 2015
SP - 67
EP - 74
DO - 10.5220/0005450200670074