Bolzano, Italy - Abitare sicuri
- Area: Smarter Health
- Where: Bolzano, Italy – 09/2010
- Customer: Abitare sicuri
The City of Bolzano aims to become the reference point in developing new models of assistance and support to aging population in order both to innovate the social services through technology and establish new economic sustainable models. The Abitare Sicuri/Sicheres Wohnen project target is to coach and assist remotely a panel of users of 75+ of age with and w/o specific pathologies while in their home or in their daily outside activities. The scenario involves a network of assistants which also include relatives through a web based and mobile network based system of interaction.
- Design of the entire scenario of process, users, players with routines, roles, involvments
- Interactive touchscreen system to coach end users in both physical and mental rehabilitation activities while in their house with remote potential live support of therapists.
- Mobile application to retrieve feedbacks from users on their mental/health/generic-well-being status with coaching functions and click-to-call emergency call.
- Full independent open-source/zig bee based system of sensors to monitor house parameters and activate emergency routines in case of data discrepancy.
- Dashboard implementation and design for the therapists
- Reduce cost of face to face assistance
- Increase the end-user satisfaction
- Manage a higher number of patients
- Let people live their own life
City of Bolzano honoured
The city of Bolzano's Living Safe Project, a collaboration between the Italian municipality and IBM's Human Centric Solutions Center was recognized recently — as one of the top five Laureates, or nominees, in the "Innovation" category of the ComputerWorld Honors program. For over two decades, the Computerworld Honors Program has recognized individuals and organizations that create and use information technology to promote and advance public welfare, contribute to the greater good of society and change the world for the better. The project and its designers were celebrated at the Laureate Medal Ceremony and Gala Evening on June 4th in Washington D.C. During this ceremony, case studies for the Laureates were formally inducted into the program's International Archives, and honorees were presented with a medallion inscribed with the program's mission, "A Search for New Heroes."