IJIMT 2013 Vol.4(1): 76-79 ISSN: 2010-0248
DOI: 10.7763/IJIMT.2013.V4.361

Intelligent Environments as a Promising Solution for Addressing Current Demographic Changes

Carsten Röcker
Abstract—The number of elderly people requiring long-term care is rising every year. In this context, intelligent environments are often cited as a promising solution for providing personalized medical support in domestic spaces. This paper provides an overview over the most influential approaches in the area of intelligent environments and discusses the problems that might arise through computer-supported care concepts.

Index Terms—Intelligent environments, ambient assisted living, e-health, user-centered design.

Carsten Röcker is with the Human-Computer Interaction Center (HCIC) of RWTH Aachen University, Theaterplatz 14, 52056 Aachen, Germany (e-mail: roecker@comm.rwth-aachen.de).

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Cite: Carsten Röcker, " Intelligent Environments as a Promising Solution for Addressing Current Demographic Changes," International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 76-79, 2013.

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