The Ambient Assisted Living Joint Programme (AAL-JP) was established in September 2007 and is a transnational research and development funding programme in Europe. Within the scope of international research projects, the goal of this programme is to develop information and communication technologies and age-based assistance systems that enhance the quality of life, particularly for older people. As part of this initiative, the MOBECS project is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), the Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT), the Federal Office for Professional Education and Technology (BBT) in Switzerland and from European funds. The partners in the project are the Oldenburg Project Group Hearing, Speech and Audio Technology of the Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology IDMT as the coordinating partner, Beeware GmbH, Goslar, Ilper-Elektronik GmbH&Co.KG, Tarmstedt, IP Communications GmbH, Linz, Austria, Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe e. V, Bern, and the care home Sonnweid AG, Wetzikon, Switzerland.Project Coordinator
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