Johannes Oberzaucher

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The near future will see an increasing demand of elder care and a shortage of professional and informal caregivers. In this context, ageing societies would benefit from the design of intelligent homes that provide assistance. The choice of interfaces between the assistive environment and the user is of great importance and determines the degree of user(More)
This paper describes the evaluation of human-robot-interaction (HRI) related to the future use of a humanoid robotic system as interface in intelligent home environments. The core motivation was to enhance the user interaction between smart home systems and senior users by introducing a humanoid, mobile socially assistive robot as user interface. To what(More)
Since 2012 six AAL pilot regions were launched in Austria. The main goal of these pilot regions is to evaluate the impact of AAL technologies in daily use considering the entire value chain. Additionally, go-to market strategies for assistive technologies based on an involvement of all relevant stakeholders are developed. Within this paper an overview of(More)
The modeling of user interaction in the context of Active and Assisted Living (AAL) projects requires the involvement of different stakeholder groups to achieve usable and acceptable results. Within the research project ZentrAAL a comprehensive participatory approach is deployed, to achieve the goal of a user driven conceptualization, development, and(More)
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