Viktoria Willner

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Durch den sich in vielen Europäischen Ländern abzeichnenden demografischen Wandel steigt der Anteil jener Menschen in der Bevölkerung, die an altersassoziierten Krankheiten leiden. Dies führt zwangsläufig zu einem erhöhten Bedarf an Assistenz und Betreuung. Gleichzeitig wollen ältere Menschen trotz Erkrankungen möglichst lange selbstbestimmt im eigenen(More)
BACKGROUND The 'Confidence' smartphone application aims to support elderly people's independence as long as possible. OBJECTIVE This paper presents first findings on the impact of the system on elderlies' lives. METHODS 41 end-users tested 'Confidence' for six weeks in their daily routine. Before and after the test period the participants assessed their(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)
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