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Putting homelessness on the map

Every two years, Homeward Trust does a count of Edmonton's homeless population. Some 300 volunteers set out along predetermined routes through the city's streets and shelters on one day to create a snapshot of homelessness, ...

dateOct 22, 2015 in Other
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Mobile phone navigation service for older people

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a mobile phone-based navigation service which guides older users to the right address, even when lost in a strange town. The result of a European project, the service ...

dateOct 15, 2015 in Software
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Exoskeleton to ensure an active old age

Researchers from Aalborg University are involved in an international project to develop portable robot skeletons for the elderly so they can continue to be active longer. Think of it as a tool, not as a robot, says researcher.

dateOct 15, 2015 in Robotics
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