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01/06/2015

FATE accessible to all

The main objective of the research team of FATE is to help improve the quality of life and independence of older people. That is why after completion of pilot project and we got good results of the...

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17/04/2015

Three benefits of FATE

There are a lot of benefits when using our device created to detect falls which elderly people can suffer and to advise family members and professionals with an alarm. Today we will tell you the...

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17/04/2015

The users help us to “redesign” FATE with their experience

Some months ago, we from the CETpD organized a focus group –with the help of Pracmatic- to learn about the opinions of the users of FATE. The intention was to extract the maximum information we...

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19/03/2015

Article in "Flash TicSalut" of TicSalut

FATE, peace and security for seniors who may fall (in Catalan)

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16/03/2015

Good sensations of the Summit

Last week the team of researchers who have developed REMPARK and FATE were at the “Summit on Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing”. This event organized by the European Union in Brussels...

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12/09/2014

Dispositiu per detectar caigudes de persones grans

Investigadors de la UPC ha dissenyat un cinturó que incorpora un sensor de moviment altament sensible i que permet detectar les caigudes de qui el porta posat. Està pensat per augmentar la...

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