The 2nd IASTED International Conference on
Assistive Technologies
~AT 2012~

February 15 – 17, 2012
Innsbruck, Austria

Past Conference Information

The Assistive Technologies 2012 conference in Innsbruck, Austria has ended.

Conference Proceedings

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

Conference Chair

Prof. Dusan Simsik
Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia
Conference Chair Portrait

Keynote Speaker

"Whither Assistive Technology?"

Prof. Gunnar Fagerberg
SIAT Swedish Institute on Assistive Technology, Sweden
Keynote Speaker Portrait

Special Session Organizer

"Neurological disability and the role of assistive technologies"

Dr. Anirban Dutta
University Hospitals, Germany
Special Session Organizer Portrait

Scope

The topics of interest covered by AT 2012 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