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New sensory technologies and smaller, more capable mobile devices open opportunities for pervasive computing in the healthcare sector. Patients as well as medical professionals are, from a information and communication technology (ICT) point of view, better equipped than ever before. Despite this, many hospitals and other healthcare service providers have(More)
In Western society, the elderly represent a rapidly growing demographic group. For this group, dementia has become an important cause of dependencies on others and causes difficulties with independent living. Typical symptoms of the dementia syndrome are decreased location awareness and difficulties in situating ones activities in time, thus hindering long(More)
People with dementia face a decline of their cognitive functions , including memory impairment and difficulty to orient in time and space. Assistive applications can ease the effects of dementia by assuming and supporting impaired functions. Context-awareness is an accepted paradigm for assistive applications. It enables interactive systems to react(More)
Mobile devices are becoming ubiquitous in every day's life; their time and place independence are reasons for using them in different areas. One such area is electronic health, where patients can install small applications on their mobile devices that help or guide them in the management of their disease. The eSana framework offers a set of tools and(More)
Storyboarding is a technique that is often used for the conception of new interactive systems. A storyboard illustrates graphically how a system is used by its users and what a typical context of usage is. Although the informal notation of a storyboard stimulates creativity, and makes them easy to understand for everyone, it is more difficult to integrate(More)
In einem Forschungsprojekt der Universitäten Hasselt, Belgien, und Fribourg, Schweiz, wird untersucht, wie Patienten mit leichter Demenz und ihre Betreuer (Arzt, Pflegepersonal, Angehörige) mit mobilen Technologien adäquat unterstützt werden können. Besonderer Wert wird auf die Gestaltung der Benutzerschnittstellen gelegt. Mithilfe einer Storyboard Language(More)
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