Focus Topics

  • Personalized Health and Social Care the Industry Perspective
    • Health management in the home environment
    • Economics and misuse of health scenarios
    • Assistive technologies for Home care
    • Technology acceptance studies
  • Applications of Smart Wearable Sensors
    • Body sensors and sensor networks for ubiquitous computing
    • Vital signs parameters and signal processing
    • Textile sensors for biomedicine and intelligent garments
    • Contactless wearable technology
  • Physical and Cognitive Fitness and Wellbeing
    • Game-related assistive technologies for people with disabilities and elderly
    • Promotion of including elderly in technology use and social networking
    • Serious games for physical and mental treatment and rehabilitation
    • Case studies linking cognitive stimulation with improved mental health outcome
  • User Requirements and Adaptive System Architectures
    • Architecture / middleware mapping ambient intelligence
    • Multi-user interaction / cooperation / user scenarios
    • Novel user interfaces and interaction techniques
    • Architecture and Infrastructure for Mobile Intelligent Information Systems
  • Emerging Medical Technologies and Embedded System Solutions
    • Micro-Electromechanical Systems (MEMS)
    • Bioimpedance plethsmography
    • Electrical impedance tomography
    • Endobronchial valves
  • Robotics and Instrumentation for Monitoring & Therapy
    • Biomedical engineering
    • Human adaptive robotics
    • Unmanned vehicles
    • Robot-assisted applications