AAL Forum Ghent (Belgium)

From the 22nd until the 25th of September this year’s AAL forum took place in in Ghent, Belgium (http://www.aalforum.eu). The annual event serves as a platform for the European AAL community and aims at meeting and discussing AAL solutions and how to adopt them in the market. The title of this year’s edition was “Aspiration in Active Aging – Engaging People, Services and Technologies”.The AAL Project GeTVivid was represented at the AAL Forum by Christiane Moser from the University of Salzburg, Philipp Osl and Manuel Eisele from the Universtity of St. Gallen, Matteo Harutunian from the Institut für Rundfunktechnik GmbH, Micheal Eitelberg and Nasser Altaani from Hövener & Trapp Evision GmbH.

 

An interactive demo of the GeTVivid platform on the TV and tablet was presented together with the Amiona Marketplace from the University of St. Gallen, which we use as one backend solution for our platform.

Additionally, Christiane Moser was invited as keynote speaker in the intactive session on “Requirements meet solutions: How to successfully transfer stakeholder needs in AAL projects“. She gave a brief introduction for “Failures and Lessons Learned from the requirements analysis and development process“. In the interactive session participated around 30 people with diverse backgrounds (e.g., research, industry, care institutions, or funding agencies) that wanted to share their experiences, best practices, failures, and lessons learned.