Jean D. Hallewell Haslwanter

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An aging population is creating increasing pressures on health care systems. Assistive technologies including telecare monitoring applications installed in the home are being promoted as part of the solution. These systems differ from other more interactive systems both in using sensor-based technologies and having older users, aspects that can affect the(More)
Assistive technologies, such as telecare monitoring applications installed in the home, are being promoted to help reduce pressure on health care systems caused by an aging population and as such promise a large market for new products. However, despite many projects undertaken by commercial companies, and despite significant investments both by the(More)
Although the development of Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) technologies is being financed to support older people, there are not many systems on the market to date. Other studies have tried to understand this by looking at user acceptance issues. However, by looking only at the user acceptance, we may miss important aspects to explain why systems went wrong(More)
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