APPENDIX: Research Centers Active in Technology for Living Environments

Nursebot: Robotic assistants for the elderly from Carnegie Mellon University, University of Michigan. Pittsburgh, and University of Michigan (http://www-2.cs.cmu.edu/~nursebot/).

Aware Home Research Initiative at Georgia Institute of Technology (http://www.awarehome.gatech.edu).

Center for Future Health at the University of Rochester (http://www.futurehealth.rochester.edu).

Changing Places/House_n: The MIT Home of the Future Consortium (http://architecture.mit.edu/house_n/web/).

Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Technology for Successful Aging at the University of Florida (http://www.rerc.ufl.edu/).

Assisted Interactive Dwelling (AID) House in Edinburgh, Scotland (http://www.dinf.ne.jp/doc/english/Us_Eu/conf/tide98/77/bonner_steve.html).

Gloucester Smart Home for People with Dementia (http://www.bath.ac.uk/bime/projects/smart/).

Extending Quality of Life for Older People (EQUAL) initiative in the United Kingdom (http://www.equal.ac.uk).

Helen Hamlyn Research Centre, Royal College of Art in London, England (http://www.hhrc.rca.ac.uk/).

Research Group for Inclusive Environments, University of Reading, England (http://www.rdg.ac.uk/AcaDepts/kc/nhe/).

Institute of Human Ageing, Department of Primary Care, University of Liverpool (http://www.liv.ac.uk/HumanAgeing/).

Age Concern Institute of Gerontology, King′s College London, England (http://www.kcl.ac.uk/kis/schools/life_sciences/health/gerontology/top.html).

Honeywell Independent LifeStyle Assistant™ (http://www.htc.honeywell.com/projects/ilsa/). For a list of related projects and products, see http://www.htc.honeywell.com/projects/ilsa/content/weblinks_researcherTechnology.html.

Assisted Cognition project at the University of Washington (http://www.cs.washington.edu/assistcog/).



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