Project: Assistant for Better Mobility and Improved Cognition of Elderly Blind and Visually Impaired

Acronym ALICE (Reference Number: aal-2011-4-099)
Duration 01/06/2012 - 01/12/2014
Project Topic People that have impaired visual cognitive system are facing problems with overall contextual understanding of space semantics and have serious difficulties with planning and navigational skills. Target group of this project are principally people in age group called young old with vision impairments as the system will allow them to manage their everyday life more independently. The Alice device will combine research developments in computer vision, cognitive sciences, psychology, artificial intelligence and robot navigation. Alice will be sold through different channels such as retail stores with medical equipment. Device will be promoted by unions’ of blind and partially sighted and unions of elderly. Blind users will be in charge to determine the user experience (UX) of the system. Cognitive abilities will be asessed by comparing interpretation with users perception of the environment.
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Network AAL
Call Call 4 – Mobility

Project partner

Number Name Role Country
Alpineon d.o.o. Slovenia
Communication for Blind People Ltd United Kingdom
Comland d.o.o. IT Solutions Development Slovenia
Granite 5 Limited United Kingdom
Information & Image Management Systems, S.A. Spain
Nuvolla Limited United Kingdom
Institut Télécom France
Union of the Blind and Partially Sighted of Slovenia Slovenia