Welcome to FARSEEING

FARSEEING is a collaborative European Commission funded research project with 10 partners distributed in 5 EU countries. It aims to provide a thematic network focusing on the issue of promoting healthy, independent living for older adults. FARSEEING aims to promote better prediction, identification and prevention of falls with a focus on ICT devices and the unique […]

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Farseeing members publish new scoping review of exergames

Farseeing members have published a scoping review of usability and acceptability of balance exergames in older adults. Follow this link for access to the full paper: http://doi.org/10.1177/1460458215598638  Read the abstract Below Authors: Ather Nawaz, Nina Skjæret, Jorunn Lægdheim Helbostad, Beatrix Vereijken, Elisabeth Boulton, and Dag Svanaes Abstract: Serious games (exergames) have the potential to be effective for postural […]

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Dr Alan Bourke presents FARSEEING work at the 4th International Conference on Ambulatory Monitoring of Physical Activity and Movement (ICAMPAM)

Dr Alan Bourke presented a FARSEEING poster about fall detection algorithms at the 4th International Conference on Ambulatory Monitoring of Physical Activity and Movement (ICAMPAM). Dr Sabato Mellone also presented: “Association between Smartphone-based long- term Monitoring Outcomes and Traditional Clinical Assessment Tools in Community-Dwelling Older People.” and “Can do vs actually does: investigating the association between […]

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FARSEEING receive an ‘excellent’ rating for the project at the final review meeting

The FARSEEING project received an excellent rating by the EC at the final review meeting on the 20th May, 2015. Although the funding for the project has now come to an end, our products and results from the project are still available. Please see our newsletter for further information! We will be attending a range of conferences […]

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Upcoming Presentations of FARSEEING Results

Over the next few months, FARSEEING Partners will be presenting project results at a variety of different conferences. On 18th May, Professor Lorenzo Chiari will present ‘Sense and sensibility: smartphones and wearable technologies to support seniors.” at the 12th Web for All conference in Florence. http://www.w4a.info/2015/   The International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical […]

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