2014 Keynote

Challanges, research gaps and possible strategies for future AmI and AAL products

by Dr. Reiner Wichert

Head of Fraunhofer-Allianz Ambient Assisted Living
Department Head Interactive Multimedia Appliances
Fraunhofer-Institut für Graphische Datenverarbeitung IGD
Darmstadt, Germany

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Speaker’s short bio: is head of the Fraunhofer Alliance Ambient Assisted Living and coordinating 11 Fraunhofer Institutes in this area. He is very active in the Action Group on Independent Living of the European Innovation Partnership on Active & Healthy Ageing of the European Commission. Additionally he is coordinator of the large scale pilot project ReAAL which will enable the Roll-out for Active & Independent Living applications on top of the open service platform universAAL with 7000 users in real life.

Wichert is editor of 18 books and associate editor of the journals ACM Computers in Entertainment (CiE), Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments (JAISE) and International Journal of Ambient Computing and Intelligence (IJACI) and was organizer of more than 30 conferences.