Chapter 9

Developing Embedded Platforms for Ambient Assisted Living

Cristian-Győző Haba Ph.D. Professor; Liviu Breniuc Ph.D. Professor; Valeriu David Ph.D. Professor    “Gheorghe Asachi” Technical University of Iasi, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Bd. D. Mangeron, 23, 700050, Iasi, Romania

Abstract

This chapter focuses on the issues related to the development of embedded platforms for assisted living. Actual trends in providing healthcare for older people include the transfer of services from clinics and hospitals to people's homes. Measuring vital signals, initiating interaction between patient and doctor, monitoring and verifying patient condition can be integrated with embedded systems implementing other functionalities. The advent ...

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