T&Tnet: Navigation for elder people
AuthorsAlejandro García Marchena, Alejandra Ortiz González, Salvador Rivas Gil and Víctor Sánchez Martín
SessionP1. Walking, navigating and waiting
Date and Time2014-06-16, 12:00 - 13:45
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Disorientation is one of the main consequences of dementia, making independence more difficult for elder people outdoor. Traditional navigation systems use directional information based on distances and maps, what is known as ‘allocentric navigation’. However, these systems miss different navigation strategies, i.e., landmarks and Points of Interest (PoI) information-based that are included in T&Tnet system.