The TV-AssistDem Project: A TV-Based Platform for Coping with Mild Cognitive Impairment
This paper describes the work pursued within the TV-assistdem project, an AAL initiative, the aim of which is to develop a technological tool to facilitate remote support to patients affected by Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). The idea is to exploit TV-based transmission of data and video-interactivity among health-professionals, patients, caregivers and family members to support MCI older users. The objective of TV-assistdem goes beyond the realisation of the necessary technological effort, and extends to the delivery of a longitudinal experimentation on an European scale. The paper gives an overview of the project and presents the results of the user requirements elicitation effort carried out during the first phase involving users to gather valuable indications for the platform development. A presentation of the platform functionalities is also provided and the current status of the implementation effort is finally presented.
KeywordsMild cognitive impairement TV-based solution Continuous support from remote
The TV-assistdem project is partially supported by AAL program and MIUR under the agreement #aal-call-2016-024. The authors acknowledge Teresa Camastra for her schematisation of Fig. 1.
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