Heterogeneous Non Obtrusive Platform to Monitor, Assist and Provide Recommendations to Elders at Home: The MoveCare Platform

  • N. A. BorgheseEmail author
  • M. Bulgheroni
  • F. Miralles
  • A. Savanovic
  • S. Ferrante
  • T. Kounoudes
  • M. Cid Gala
  • A. Loutfi
  • A. Cangelosi
  • J. Gonzalez-Jimenez
  • A. Ianes
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 540)


MoveCare develops and field tests an innovative multi-actor platform that supports the independent living of the elder at home by monitoring, assist and promoting activities to counteract decline and social exclusion. It is being developed under H2020 framework and it comprises 3 hierarchical layers: (1) A service layer provides monitoring and intervention. It endows objects of everyday use with advanced processing capabilities and integrates them in a distributed pervasive monitoring system to derive degradation indexes linked to decline. (2) A context-aware Virtual Caregiver, embodied into a service robot, is the core layer. It uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to propose to the elder a personalized mix of physical/cognitive/social activities as exer-games. It evaluates the elder status, detects risky conditions, sends alerts and assists in critical tasks, in therapy and diet adherence. (3) The users’ community strongly promotes socialization acting as a bridge towards the elders’ ecosystem: other elders, clinicians, caregivers and family. Gamification glues together monitoring, lifestyle, activities and assistance inside a motivating and rewarding experience. More information can be found at



This work has been funded by EC grant N. 732158, MoveCare, under the call H2020-ICT-26b-2016 System abilities, development and pilot installations.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. A. Borghese
    • 1
    Email author
  • M. Bulgheroni
    • 2
  • F. Miralles
    • 3
  • A. Savanovic
    • 4
  • S. Ferrante
    • 5
  • T. Kounoudes
    • 6
  • M. Cid Gala
    • 7
  • A. Loutfi
    • 8
  • A. Cangelosi
    • 9
  • J. Gonzalez-Jimenez
    • 10
  • A. Ianes
    • 11
  1. 1.Applied Intelligent Systems-Laboratory, Department of Computer ScienceUniversità degli StudiMilanItaly
  2. 2.Ab.Acus srlMilanItaly
  3. 3.EURECATBarcelonaSpain
  4. 4.Smart ComLjubljanaSlovenia
  5. 5.NearLabPolitecnico di MilanoMilanItaly
  6. 6.Signal Generix LTDLimassolCyprus
  7. 7.SEPAD, Consejería de Sanidad y Políticas Sociales, Junta de ExtremaduraMeridaSpain
  8. 8.Orebro UniversityÖrebroSweden
  9. 9.Plymouth UniversityPlymouthUK
  10. 10.Universidad de MalagaMálagaSpain
  11. 11.Korian ItaliaMilanItaly

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