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GEWOS - Gesund Wohnen mit Stil


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GEWOS is a BMBF-funded R&D-project in the field Ambient Assisted Living with a total cost volume of nearly 3.6 Million €. Besides the Chair for Building Realization and Robotics, other research and industry partners participate the consortium: EnOcean GmbH, Fraunhofer IIS, ISA Informationssysteme GmbH, Innovationsmanufaktur, SOPHIA GmbH and another TUM Chair of TUM’s Sports Faculty. The project’s duration is 3 years (April 2010 – April 2013) and the two TUM Chairs build the scientific back-bone of the Consortium. Main objective of the consortium is to develop a chair (seat) that is equipped with invisible but sophisticated sensor technology that measures a multitude of user vital signs. The following sensor systems are embedded:

  •  ECG Module: retrieves the heart rate variability
  •  SPO2 Module: monitors blood pressure and oxygen saturation of the blood via infrared
  • Module for measuring activity: sensor system for measuring activity of the user on the chair and in the vicinity of the chair
  • Module for weight measurement: measures weight and weight distribution on the chair

This inconspicuously and at first glance invisibly integrated sensor modules form the basis for professional activity and sports concepts, health assistance, business and service concepts that are delivered as “services” through the chair and its interface to the users, which through the sensor systems actually becomes part of the system. Therefore GEWOS considers the sensor chair as a socio-technical system, consisting of an innovative chair (with sensor-actor-systems), an internet-based platform, an interface component, and further interaction elements and matching services. By encouraging movement and supporting further constitutional methods, this system serves as a health promotion, embedded in the physical and emotional surrounding of the user.

 

 

www.gewos.org

Projekt-Flyer: Here

Publications:

L. Roalter, T. Linner, A. Möller, S. Diewald, M. Kranz
The Healthcare and Motivation Seat - A survey with the GewoS Chair
To appear in: Workshop AAL: Interaktiv. Sozial. Intergenerational? at Mensch und Computer 2012, Konstanz, Germany, September 2012
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S. Erdt, T. Linner, L. Herdener, J. Rieß, L. Roalter, T. Schulz, M. Struck, W. Setz, T. Bock, M. Kranz, V. Velioglu, E. Moritz
Systematische Entwicklung eines komplexen multidimensionalen Assistenzsystems am Beispiel des GEWOS-Bewegungssessels
In: Tagungsband zum 5. Deutschen AAL Kongress (AAL2012), VDE-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, January 2012
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L. Roalter, T. Linner, M. Kranz, A. Möller, T. Bock
Robotics for Homecare: Auf dem Weg zur Entwicklung maßgeschneiderter Unterstützungssysteme
In: uDay IX - Intelligent wohnen, pp. 70-77, Pabst Science Publishers, Austria, May 2011
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T. Linner, M. Kranz, L. Roalter, T. Bock
Robotic and Ubiquitous Technologies for Welfare Habitat
In: Journal of Habitat Engineering 2011, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 101-110, March 2011
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M. Kranz, A. Möller, L. Roalter
Robots, Objects, Humans: Towards Seamless Interaction in Intelligent Environments
In: 1st International Conference on Pervasive and Embedded Computing and Communication Systems (PECCS2011), pp. 163-172, Algarve, Portugal, March 2011
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T. Linner, M. Kranz, L. Roalter, T. Bock
Compacted and Industrially Customizable Ambient Intelligent Service Units: Typology, Examples and Performance
In: 6th International Conference on Intelligent Environments (IE2010), pp. 295-300, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, July 2010.
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M. Kranz, T. Linner, B. Ellmann, A. Bittner, L. Roalter
Robotic Service Cores for Ambient Assisted Living
In: 4th International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare (PervasiveHealth2010), pp. 1-8, München, Germany, March 2010
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GEWOS Press Review: HERE

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