Assistive Technology: Shaping the Future : AAATE'03

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Ger M. Craddock
IOS Press, 2003 - Technology & Engineering - 1103 pages
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This publication covers different themes in the field of assistive technology. The theme New technologies will explore the significant advances in technology research & development and how these can be harnessed to benefit people with disabilities. This will include evolving technologies, affording interesting insights into the future. The theme User Centred Approach will look at fundamental ways in which the EU advocate a philosophy of citizenship and governance and how this philosophy can be advanced to ensure that people with disabilities become central to the assistive technology process Another issue that is explored in this publication is Interdisciplinary Approaches which can be developed within assistive technology and the provision of services to people with disabilities. Finally, it concentrates on ways in which practitioners and users, working together within assistive technology, can achieve best practice in the development and implementation of Guidelines and Standards across a broad spectrum.
 

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Contents

Opening Speech
3
From Information Age to Inclusive Age The Economic Imperative of Inclusion
19
Standardisation
34
The Challenge of Creating UserCentred Organisations
49
Trends in Software Accessibility
66
Learning Skills in the Virtual World for Use in the Real World
76
Making and Using SMART Sitespecific Media ART Tools
89
Assistive Technology for Mobility
103
Remote Mobility Monitoring of the Elderly Using GSMbased Mobile Telemetry
422
A Portable Library to Easily Access Braille Displays
435
A Collaborative Server to Create and Securely Deliver Documents for
451
Providing Blind People with Access to Technical Diagrams
466
A Transcription Tool for Mathematical Braille
481
State of the Art and New Developments
496
The Accessibility of Interactive Digital Television
500
Augmentative and Alternative Methods for HardofHearing Peoples Telephone
515

Extending the Driving Ability Tester Functionality
117
First Results
132
Quantitative Evaluation and Analysis of Influences of Floor Conditions and Position
147
Development of Marina an Amphibious Wheelchair to Allow Disabled People
152
Customising the System to the Users
165
The Role of Assistive Technology in the Provision of Educational Material
180
Curriculum Development for Nursing and Assistive Technology
195
ICT in Special Education and Inservice Training
212
An Examination of the Potential of the World Wide
216
A Game Platform Adapted to Visually Impaired Children
232
Do They Lead Anywhere?
247
Improving Access to the Internet within the AAC Community
263
Characterising Symbol Use in Special Schools
279
an Assistive Technology
289
A Communication Aid Based on Preprepared Phrases
304
Fiveyear Review of the Technology Liaison Service in Rural and Urban
317
Analysing User Needs and Developing Systems for Provision of Assistive Devices
333
Towards a Repository of Individual Assistive Technology Plans
350
Service for the Evaluation and Provision of Computer and Domotic Aids for
361
Guidelines and Protocols
375
Improving Assistive Technology Services ITSE Project
389
Giving Wings to the Service Delivery Process New Possibilities by
405
J Brodin
421
A Humancentred Design Method for Developing a Robot Appliance
529
Autonomous and Robust Beverage ServingTask with the Rehabilitation Robotic
544
Software for the Design of an Adapted Living Area 1
559
Development and Integration of Package Opening Devices with a Flexible Robot
569
Usage Monitoring and Analysis to Enhance Provision of Environmental Control
584
Utilising Building Control Systems and Environmental Controls to Enhance
601
The Use of Mobile Phone Equipped with Handsfree and Voice Recognition
618
Producing Virtual Worlds for the Rehabilitation of Disabled People Simulating
633
Adaptation of the Computer Workplace for the Quadriplegic Person
637
The Public Library How to Include People with Disabilities
653
Chapter t Design for
671
Accessibility Usability and Universal Design Positioning and Definition
687
Towards Accessible Telecommunication Services for Inclusive Information Society
701
Pros Cons
716
Bottlenecks and their Solutions for Development of Assistive Technologies
732
Study Programme in Usercentred Design
748
A Design Methodology for Assistive Technology for People with Dementia
766
Development of a Cooker Monitor for People with Dementia
771
Hearing the Individuals Voice
787
Integrated Alert and Communication System for Independent Living of Older Adults
803
Fall Detection in the Elderly Using Accelerometry
819
BeldaLois J SdnchezLacuesta M J VivasBroseta E Rocon L Bueno
832
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