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ISBN: 9781285867168
Chapter 11, Problem 11DQ
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Describe how assistive living systems might benefit the residents of a nursing home.

Program Plan Intro

Assistive technology system:

  • This system contains many devices like assistive, adaptive and rehabilitative devices in order to help individuals with disabilities to perform tasks that they were unable to accomplish.
  • In order to enhance human-computer interface, multiple assistive technology products were designed.

Examples:

  • For people without hands, a device was designed to control the screen using a pointer, ultrasound infrared beams, eye movements and brain waves.
  • People got benefited with the listening device that helps them to understand speech under hard situations.

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Assistive living system benefits the residents of a nursing home:

Assistive living system benefits the residents of a nursing home by the following ways:

  • Assistive living systems will be very supportive for the people who need an assistance in their daily activities...

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