The Second IASTED International Conference on
Telehealth and Assistive Technology
~TAT 2009~

November 2 – 4, 2009
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Past Conference Information

The Telehealth and Assistive Technology 2009 conference in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA has ended.

Conference Proceedings

The Conference Proceedings are available for purchase on the ACTA Press website:

Invited Speaker

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Keynote Speaker

Keynote Speaker Portrait

Scope

The topics of interest covered by TAT 2009 included, but were not limited to:

ASSISTIVE ERGONOMIC TECHNOLOGY

  • Accessibility Issues
  • Adaptive Telecommunications Systems
  • Advanced Wheelchair Systems
  • Assistive Dining Devices
  • Assistive Listening Devices
  • Braille Displays
  • Computer Hardware
  • Ergonomic Devices for Transport
  • Ergonomic Furniture
  • Navigation Devices
  • Pedestrian Mobility Aids
  • Smart Homes
  • Tactile Graphics

ASSISTIVE MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY

  • Artificial Retina Component Chips
  • Audiometry
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Eye-Tracking Devices
  • Functional Imaging
  • Geriatric Care
  • Head-Mounted Displays
  • Hearing Aids
  • Low-Vision Aids
  • Machine Vision
  • Reading Magnifiers
  • Reminding and Alerting Devices
  • Telecare
  • Telematics Systems
  • Vision Backpacks
  • Vital Signs Monitoring
  • Wearable Devices

ASSISTIVE REHABILITATIVE TECHNOLOGY

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Assistive Robotics
  • Bioelectric Sensors
  • Biomechanics
  • Biomimetics
  • Cognitive Retraining
  • Distance Education
  • Educational and Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Haptic Interfaces
  • Intelligent Machines
  • Prosthetics
  • Rehabilitation Engineering
  • Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Virtual Reality

ASSISTIVE SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGY

  • Assistive Technology for Learning Disabilities
  • Audio Description
  • Braille Codes
  • Braille Translators
  • Character Recognition Software
  • Cognitive Orthotics Software
  • Facial Recognition Software
  • GUIs
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Intelligent Tutoring Systems
  • Machine Translation
  • Mind Reading/Mapping Software
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Optical Character Recognition
  • Screen Magnifiers
  • Screen Readers
  • Speech Synthesis
  • Teletext
  • Text-to-Speech Synthesizers
  • Voice Recognition Software
  • Web Accessibility Issues

CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF TELEHEALTH

  • Cardiology
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Consultations
  • Dentistry
  • Dermatology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • ENT
  • Geriatrics
  • Home Care
  • Mental Health
  • Nursing
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Pathology
  • Pediatrics
  • Primary Care
  • Radiology
  • Rehabilitation
  • Surgery

OTHER APPLICATIONS OF TELEHEALTH

  • Case Studies
  • Cost/Benefit Analysis
  • Data Security and Reliability
  • e-Learning
  • Health Administration
  • Knowledge Management
  • Legal, Policy, and Regulatory Aspects
  • Organizational Aspects
  • Privacy
  • Sociological Aspects
  • Underserviced Communities and Demand for Telehealth

TELEHEALTH TECHNOLOGIES AND INTEROPERABILITY

  • Computed Radiology
  • Computed Tomography
  • Data Transmission
  • Database and Information Systems
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Diagnostics
  • Digital Imaging
  • Image Compression
  • Image Processing
  • Image Transmission
  • Interoperability
  • Monitoring (Sensors, Receivers, Transmitters, Recorders)
  • Networking and Interfaces
  • Remote Controls
  • Robotics
  • Signal Processing
  • Simulation and Training
  • Surgery Simulations
  • Ultrasound Imaging
  • Videoconferencing
  • Visualization
  • Web-based Telehealth