(eng)agingproject is run by Active Aging Center (AAC), a non-governmental organizationwhich develops 
projects focused on improving life of elderly - “Happy Senior” and “Good Investment”, in cooperation 
with KEYNOTEwellestablished consultancy. 

The program can be also browsed on the Sched phone appsearch for engaging2021.  

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Thursday, February 11 • 17:00 - 18:30
Technological Session - Part 2

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This session will showcase technology projects, products and innovations aimed at older people and their specific needs.

List of Presentations
  • OrCam MyEye2: A Revolutionary Vision Technology for Blind and Partially Sighted People
    (Jan Cejthamr)
  • Virtual City for Cognitive Training in Elderly (Iveta Fajnerová)
  • Kaleido: Virtual experiences for individual activation of the elderly  (Marek Háša)
  • Personal Shelf Inspector: Helping the blind people with shopping by a smart AI app  (Andrej Bodi)
  • Cash Reader: Making banknotes accessible worldwide!  (Tomáš Jelínek)
  • The AgeWell Project: Supporting the Transformation to Retirement by Virtual Coaching (Johannes Kropf)
  • VR Senior Pack:  Virtual Reality for Retirement Homes  (Leoš Kubíček)
  • Self-adapting Toilets to Raise Independence (Paul Panek)

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Olga Štěpánková

head of BEAT department, Czech Technical University in Prague / Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics and Cybernetics (CIIRC)
Olga Stepankova is the head of the department Biomedical Engineering and Assistive Technology (BEAT) of CIIRC (www.ciirc.cvut.cz). Her research is focused on artificial intelligence, data mining, robotics and their utilization for interpretation of biomedical data and for development... Read More →
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Heli Valokivi

professor, University of Jyväskylä

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Iveta Fajnerová

Head - VR in neuroscience group, National Institute of Mental Health
The National Institute of Mental Health is a clinical and scientific institution focused on research of neurobiological mechanisms that lead to development of severe mental disorders and development and testing of new diagnostic and therapeutic methods. 3dsense is a creative studio with a... Read More →
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Marek Háša

CEO & Head of Product, Kaleido (Flying Kale s.r.o.)
Marek strongly believes in the potential of playful digital innovations for increasing the quality of social care. In 2020, he founded Flying Kale, a company focused on bringing such innovations to life. The team's first project, Kaleido, is a tool for individual activation in nursing... Read More →
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Andrej Bódi

Manager, DataSentics, a.s.
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Tomáš Jelínek

Founder, Cash Reader
Our company designs mobile app solutions for Visually Impaired people. Our newest product Cash Reader is the mobile app which identifies banknote value for the largest number of currencies.The user points the phone's camera at the banknote, and the app will announce the denomination... Read More →
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Johannes Kropf

Scientist, Center for Health and Bioresources, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology
Johannes Kropf has a background in Technical Mathematics and holds a PhD from the Vienna University of Technology. He has been working with technical solutions supporting elder users since more than ten years and is now focusing on digital coaching based on health psychological... Read More →
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Leoš Kubíček

CEO and Co-owner, Virtual Lab, ltd.
Leos is co-owner of 3 companies - Holistic management, Virtual Lab, Virtual Lab Development. He has been focusing on connection of psychology and virtual reality for 3 years with his team. Virtual Lab supplies the largest portfolio for complex solutions using VR and AR in many branches... Read More →
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Paul Panek

Researcher in AT and AAL, TU Wien (Vienna Univ of Technology), Austria
I am engineer and researcher at TU Wien in the field of assistive technology (AT) and Ambient Assisted Living (AAL). Currently focusing on self-adapting toilet technology.

Thursday February 11, 2021 17:00 - 18:30 CET