Project Blog

Project Review Meeting in Vienna

It is an honour to welcome our distinct reviewers Mrs. Viviane Von Dollen and Mr. Rolland Pouillie for the RelaxedCare project, as well as representatives from the AAL-JP as well as representatives from the funding organizations from Austria and Switzerland. At the review the project is evaluated on its progress, its quality and its future […]

WISHWell 2014 – Publication by IHL

As part of the European Converence on Ambient Intelligence AMI 14 the partners from IHL participated in the WISHWell 2014 International Workshop on Intelligent Environments Supporting Healthcare and Well-being (WISHWell’14). Martin Biallas gave a presentation on the paper “THE CARING ENVIRONMENT”.    

RelaxedCare at the AAL Forum 2014 in Bukarest

Since 2009 every year the AAL-Joint Programme organizes the AAL Forum in another country. 2014 it was held under the slogan “Broader-Bigger-Better” at thePalace of the Parliament in  Bucharest, Romania. About 700 participants attended this great event. RelaxedCare was present at the booths from the AIT Austrian Institute of Technology and the iHomeLab, located next […]

Presentation of RelaxedCare during the “Night of Science”

In April 2014 the „Night of Science“ took place throughout Austria. Several science institutions participated in this event and presented their current science projects – amongst them, “RelaxedCare” project partner New Design University (NDU). In this, their first showing at this annual, nationwide event, NDU presented the project “RelaxedCare” to visitors. The aim was to […]

RelaxedCare at the Conference Lunch in the European Parliament

Based on two AAL JP projects, AALuis and RelaxedCare, a conference lunch was organized on the 12th of November 2013 at the European Parliament in Brussels. The importance of the topic “Smart Technology for Smart Seniors” was showcased and underlined by the presence of relevant speakers and an interested audience, among: Neelie Kroes, EU Commissioner […]

User Involvement in Switzerland

From July to September 2013 several methods of analysis were applied to involve end-users for the first time in the project. The goal was to get a collection of data from end-users for a well-grounded end-user-requirements analysis, which shows how our end-users think and which needs, wishes and requirements they have. These findings will be […]

Digital Health Days in Stockholm: 21.-22. August 2013

One of our project partners, “soultank AG”, visited the first Digital Health Days in Stockholm/Sweden – an area for setting the future healthcare agenda. The conference focused on mobile solutions, big data in healthcare and in bioscientific reseach as well as gamification – games for health. After two days of inspiring seminars, challenging discussions and […]

User Involvement Austria

RelaxedCare will deeply involve users in the requirements analysis, the usability engineering and evaluation tasks, mainly in Austria (50plus) and Switzerland (Red Cross). The generation 70+ is growing and getting older. More and more of these elderlies try to live independently and for a longer time in their own home. Based on the background that […]

Kick Off Meeting

RelaxedCare Kick-Off Meeting From 3rd to 4th of June, all nine partners of the RelaxedCare project met in Gumpoldskirchen near Vienna (Austria) for an intense 2 days kick-off meeting.

50p Summer Event

This year’s summer festival, organized by the Austrian Seniorenbund, took place at the famous open-air museum in Großgmain near Salzburg city. The event provided a varied program for the visitors. True to the motto “Do It Yourself”, the visitors were invited to actively contribute artistically in the design of Salzburg’s largest image. In addition to […]