Entries by Sabine Sommer

UmBrello: Working towards an AAL testregion in Lower Austria

The exploratory project UmBrello aims at designing a cost-effective and easy-to-use communication and service platform for older citizens and stakeholders for a future test region in Lower Austria. Based on the research results from the FFG Benefit-funded projects Brelomate 1 and 2, the chances for online services are to be examined in the following research […]

Brelomate presented at the IARA conference in Villach

Johannes Pflegerl and Sabine Sommer were invited to present Brelomate at the international conference of the Institute for Applied Research on Ageing (IARA) at the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences. Their presentation was focused on preliminary findings of the field study which was conducted from February until June 2017 in 30 elderly households in Lower […]

New project UmBrello starting in October

We are very proud to announce that our project proposal for UmBrello, our follow-up to Brelomate 1 & 2, was accepted by FFG benefit. UmBrello is an interdisciplinary project with team members from 5 departments and services of St. Poelten UAS and our external partner “Kleinregion Pielachtal”. It starts in October 2017 and the following […]

Elderly research participants wanted

The team of Brelomate 2 is looking for senior citizens to participate in a field study on online-communication. In spring 2017 our Brelomate communication and gaming platform will be tested in 36 households in the St. Pölten area.