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By Reiner Wichert, Birgid Eberhardt

During this publication, 22 authors speak about improvement of Ambient Assisted residing. It offers new technological advancements which help the autonomy and independence of people with targeted wishes. because the technological innovation increases additionally social matters, the ebook addresses micro and macro reasonably priced features of assistive structures and places an extra emphasis at the moral and felony dialogue. The presentation is supported through genuine international examples and functions

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In percent, both groups of participants rated the competence in the “high” section. But here differences in the subjective evaluation become obvious. 6% rated it as “very high”. 7% even said it was “low”. The result in the group of persons younger than 45 years is different. 7% said it was “low”. The statements on the main use of technology were also interesting. ” Fig. 3. Fields of application From these statements it can be concluded that users older than 45 years subjectively assessed their own competence more critically, although, according to their own statements, a large number liked working with the PC and the main fields of application were in the office and Internet research.

The first part was handed out to the test persons before the task and was divided into the sections: sociographic data (items F1a/b and F2), attitude towards technology (items F3 to F7) and current individual situation (items F8 to F11). The second part of the questionnaire was handed out to the test persons after the completion of the task and was divided into the sections: statements on technological stress (items F12 to F16) and statements on subjective performance assessment (items F17 to F19).

Kawashima & Nintendo. Developer: Nintendo, Ryuta Kawashima Business Model: Mental traning game running onNintendo DS, PCs, Pocket PCs Target Group: people of all ages Technology Readiness: Product launched Commercial Launch: launched in Japan 2005, launched in Europe 2006 Price: 20 €€ / per game Success of Product: in 2008 already over 23 million games had been sold Contact: Nintendo, Prof. Dr. 5 Professional Life: Stride Management Assistant Honda began its researches regarding electronic assistants in 1999, with the purpose to help older and weaker people or factory workers who have difficulties with walking.

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