By Sauro Longhi, Pietro Siciliano, Michele Germani, Andrea Monteriù

This booklet provides the refereed lawsuits of the Fourth Italian discussion board on Ambient Assisted dwelling (AAL), held in Ancona, Italy, in October 2013. a variety of matters are coated and new technological advancements are defined in order to help the autonomy and independence of people with distinct wishes via an cutting edge and built-in process, designed to answer the socio-economic demanding situations of an getting older inhabitants. subject matters addressed contain: healthiness and health, prevention and rehabilitation and aid for care companies; energetic getting older and its social implications; companies for the frail aged with illnesses and their households; foodstuff; ICT platforms/technologies for the good thing about the aged; domestic automation and regulate applied sciences (autonomy, safeguard and effort saving); clever towns and clever groups; telemedicine, telerehabilitation, and telecare; mobility, participation and social inclusion; video games and enjoyable for the aged; construction layout; social housing; interface layout and interplay (accessibility, acceptance); social regulations to motivate and help energetic getting older; enterprise types, industry research and improvement of sustainable financing and company and ethics, privateness and knowledge safety. Many experimental validations in accordance with consumer trials and value checking out are awarded and mentioned. the data and insights supplied during this booklet can assist researchers and others eager about AAL to appreciate correct societal traits, novel technological advancements and urgent challenges.

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Pelliccioni et al. 4 Conclusion This paper presented a new methodology to filter UWB radar signals, with the aim of extracting information about the vital parameters of a subject monitored by means of a contactless UWB sensor. By comparing two simulated conditions featuring the same configuration, but different sampling time in the fast time domain, the limits of the system, due to the sampling process itself, have been shown. The adoption of a higher sampling frequency allows to reveal weak frequency components of very low amplitude, corresponding to the thoracic movements, thus enabling also the detection of the subject’s heartbeat rate.

In: Second International Workshop on Near Field Communication, pp. 1109/NFC. : A model for the development of NFC context-awareness applications on internet of things. In: Second International Workshop on Near Field Communication, pp. 9–14. : Near field communication technology as the key for data acquisition in clinical research. : Enabling NFC technology for supporting chronic diseases: a proposal for Alzheimer Caregivers. In: European Conference, Am I 2008, pp. 109–125, LNCS, Springer, Nuremberg, Germany, Nov 2008.

Spinsante (B) · E. it G. it E. it S. Longhi et al. 1007/978-3-319-01119-6_3, © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014 23 24 G. Pelliccioni et al. cables to the patient, thus also eliminating the risk of unintentional disconnection of the monitoring device [7]. On the other hand, there are some situations in which a contactless monitoring is the only possible solution, such as in the case of patients who have sustained severe burns, for whom it is essential to avoid any contact with the burnt skin [3].

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