About this project
The aim of the project is to develop interoperable, independent living ICT solutions using global standards to improve the quality of life of older people in their home/community environment, by enabling them to stay active, mobile and independent for longer.
Design of the enhancement layer and corresponding user driven content, will enable the users to take an active role in the services, rather than the current passive media consumption. The project promotes independence, where the focus is on their natural environment and its impact on mind activities of older people. The MindGym system will increase social inclusion of older people and enhance their quality of life by exercising the mind with interactive TV and personalized ICT support. User brain sensitivity to natural stimuli will be used to develop a platform for interactive TV based programmes that include natural audio-visual stimuli, music, films, etc.
This innovation takes a holistic and multidisciplinary approach using both open source standards and technology for maximum interoperability and affordability, and user driven content development for sustainable care systems of tomorrow. In addition to the development of interoperable independent living technology solutions, guidelines for business models and methodologies to create appropriate content will also be developed.
Partners of the consortium include: London South Bank University, University of Ljubljana, Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts, KROG-MIT, Key20Media, University of Nis, Gerantoloski Zavod 13 Noemvri, Gerontology Center Nis, Inštitut Antona Trstenjaka Ljubljana and Interhaze Ltd.
The role of Innovation in this project is providing the expertise in research and development of cloud computing solutions, social networks, software development and integration.