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Standards and the Dependability of Electronic Assistive Technology

  • G. D. Baxter
  • A. F. Monk
  • K. Doughty
  • M. Blythe
  • G. Dewsbury

Abstract

Electronic Assistive Technology (AT) includes both technology to help people with their daily activities, such as a door entry, and sensors that can raise alarms on detecting a fall or some other incident in the home i.e. home tele-healthcare (usually abbreviated to Telecare).

Keywords

Medical Device Call Centre Assistive Technology International Standard Organisation Safety Critical System 
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© Springer-Verlag London 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. D. Baxter
  • A. F. Monk
  • K. Doughty
  • M. Blythe
  • G. Dewsbury

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