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Nowadays, advances in technology enable us to easily assist patients with mobility impairment, so they may remain safe and comfortable at home. However, not everyone has experience using new technology. Their human-machine interfaces may become difficult to use, especially for people with motor limitations and little experience with the technology. In this(More)
The world's population is getting older. As a consequence, certain diseases such as Alzheimer are getting more and more common. On the other hand, we can take advantage of the evolution of new technologies to develop applications with the aim of enhancing and stimulating the cognitive abilities of people suffering from Alzheimer's in order to counteract the(More)
Nowadays three percent of the world's population has some type of intellectual disability. This disability limits their life and the life of those around them. Technology can provide means to facilitate learning processes and stimulate cognitive capacities. The rapid evolution of technology has changed the way in which we can engage in interactive systems.(More)
In the last few years, in an attempt to further motivate students to learn a foreign language, there has been an increasing interest in task-based teaching techniques, which emphasize communication and the practical use of language, thus moving away from the repetitive grammar-translation methods. Within this approach, the significance of situating foreign(More)
At present our surrounding environment is constantly changing, the impact of new technologies and the information age is spreading dizzily in environments that were previously unthinkable. In order to take advantage of new technological developments we need solutions adapted to the rhythm of everyday life. The interaction with applications has changed.(More)
Co-Interactive Table is a client-server system designed to facilitate collaborative tasks in any kind of meeting such as sharing information and files among the participants using simple, natural and intuitive gestures. We have used technology based on mobile devices and RFID to implement the system. The system is composed of panels (one per user) forming(More)
Engaging students in active learning is an important challenge in today's classrooms. The proposal presented in this paper aims to take advantage of the benefits offered by new technologies in order to increase creativity and expressiveness in educational environments. In order to achieve this, we have designed and developed a system that allows the use of(More)