Mountain View, California (EastBayDaily) — Today, senior citizens are experiencing a frightening healthcare epidemic. Senior health, participation and security opportunities are often limited in reach and effectiveness, making it especially difficult for those who are disabled or in fragile condition and require assistance. To help address this challenge, WSO2 will host a case study webinar on creating a non-invasive telecare product that allows seniors to gain autonomy, participate in modern society, and achieve independence through information and communication technology (ICT)-based solutions.
The webinar, “WSO2 Guest Webinar: E-Health & Smart Home Platform,” will be presented jointly by WSO2 and Barcelona Digital Technology Centre (BDigital), the ICT services firm that implemented the Active Independent Living (AIL) platform project. The session will be held Tuesday, July 22, 2014, from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time.
To register, visit http://wso2.com/library/webinars/2014/07/wso2-guest-webinar-e-health-and-smart-home-platform. Following the session, the webinar recording will be available via the same Web link.
Building an eHealth and Smart Home Platform with WSO2 API Manager
The webinar will examine how BDigital's AIL platform allows seniors to participate in modern society by enhancing independence through ICT-based solutions. It will begin by exploring the real-world deployment of this solution using WSO2 API Manager, Raspberry Pi and Z-Wave automation devices. The session then will dig into AIL middleware, which implements a decoupled architecture for security purposes using WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus (WSO2 ESB), WSO2 Application Server, and WSO2 Identity Server. It also will cover best practices for managing eHealth APIs, participation of seniors, ambient intelligence (AmI), and patient-caregiver interaction.
Additionally, the webinar will review how the AIL platform strengthens senior: Participation: through video call services, such as WebRTC, seniors can communicate with relatives, friends and professionals easily. Healthcare: monitoring senior medical routines to support and provide services, which are managed by third-party professionals who use AIL platform APIs through WSO2 API Manager. Security of Smart Home: from ambient sensors and parameters, ambient data is collected for emergency detection and action to ensure safety and protection.
Guest presenter Joan Protasio is a software engineer for BDigital, the leading advanced technology center in applied research and development (R&D), technology transfer and ICT innovation in the fields of health, security, mobility, energy, and food and environment. Joan focuses on the eHealth R&D area of BDigital, specializing in the development of an eHealth and Smart Home platform that allows seniors to participate in modern society through ICT-based solutions. He brings a strong background in big data, data mining and software development applied to the biomedical domain. Additionally, Joan has collaborated on official projects for the European Union (EU) and Spanish government.
WSO2 presenter Sumedha Rubasinghe is WSO2 director of API architecture. He focuses on development of the WSO2 Carbon Core, WSO2 Data Services, WSO2 Governance Registry, WSO2 Business Activity Monitor, and WSO2 API Manager. Sumedha has contributed to the successful implementation of data, SAP and repository-based integration projects, as well many WSO2 QuickStart development consulting engagements. He also is an active committer with the Apache Axis2 project.
About Barcelona Digital Technology Centre
Barcelona Digital Technology Centre (BDigital) is the leading technology center for information and communication technologies in Catalonia, Spain. Its mission is to contribute to the growth of the ICT sector and the development of the information society. BDigital’s areas of specialization are security, mobility and health, which are applied in many different sectors such as services, food, agriculture, hospitals, education, and transport. BDigital is a member of the TECNIO network, which encompasses the main expert agents in applied research and technology transfer in Catalonia. Currently, TECNIO is made up of more than 100 technology centers, technology diffusion centers and university research groups that promote the competitiveness and the excellence in both academia and industry. For more information, visit http://www.bdigital.org.
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