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TAT 2016 : The Third IASTED International Conference on Telehealth and Assistive Technology ~TAT 2016~


When Oct 5, 2016 - Oct 7, 2016
Where Zurich, Switzerland
Abstract Registration Due Aug 12, 2016
Submission Deadline Jun 15, 2016
Notification Due Jul 15, 2016
Final Version Due Aug 12, 2016
Categories    telehealth   assitive technology   medical technology   rehabilitation

Call For Papers

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The Third IASTED International Conference on
Telehealth and Assistive Technology
~TAT 2016~

October 5 – 7, 2016
Zurich, Switzerland

The International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED)

Prof. Roger Gassert- ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Prof. Robert Riener- ETH Zürich, Switzerland


Situated just north of the famed Swiss Alps, Zürich combines the peaceful beauty of mountain living with the variety and excitement of a metropolitan hub. As a city, Zürich is 2000 years old, not including earlier, less-permanent settlements. This far-reaching history gives rise to a rich and diverse culture, which has contributed to Zürich’s reputation of having the best quality of life in the world.
Take the hiking trail up Üetliberg, a small mountain which affords an unparalleled panorama of the city and its surroundings. Visit the Zürich Museum of Art and view one of the most important modern art collections in the world. Bask in the history of Switzerland at the Swiss National Museum, and experience their unique collections of weapons, coins, furniture, and other artifacts. Of course, there are also plenty of unique and authentic restaurants and shops for those who just want to relax and experience the city. Whatever their interests, visitors to Zürich have plenty to keep them entertained.


IASTED’s International Conference on Telehealth and Assistive Technology (TAT 2016) will serve as a forum for the exchange of ideas, technologies, and research among scientists, doctors, engineers, and other professionals. TAT 2016 aims to enable new networking and to reinforce existing relationships between professionals in this field.

The topics of interest to be covered by TAT 2016 include, but are not limited to:

-Ergonomic devices
-Ergonomic furniture
-Mobility and navigation aids
-Smart homes
-Sports equipment

-Assistive robotics
-Assistive surgery and diagnosis
-Cognitive and sensory impairments
-Eye tracking devices
-Geriatric care
-Hearing impairments
-Machine vision
-Memory aids
-Personal emergency response systems
-Sensors and monitoring systems
-Visual impairments
-Walkers and wheelchair systems
-Wearable computers and devices

-Artificial muscles
-Assistive technology for learning disabilities
-Bioelectric sensors
-Cognitive retraining
-Educational and vocational rehabilitation
-Functional Electrical Stimulation
-Haptic interfaces
-Intelligent machines
-Stroke rehabilitation
-Virtual reality

-Braille translators
-Character recognition software
-Computer access and use
-Facial recognition software
-Human-computer interaction
-Intelligent tutoring systems
-Speech synthesis
-Voice recognition software

-Clinical uses
-Healthcare system integration
-Nonclinical uses
-Personalized telehealth
-Security and reliability
-Social impact
-Telehealth in sports
-Telehealth technology
-Telemedicine services

The proceedings will be sent for indexing in the following:
-EI Compendex
-Google Scholar

Concurrent Conferences

TAT 2016 will be held in conjunction with the IASTED International Conferences on:
Intelligent Systems and Robotics (ISAR 2016)

For more information, or to be placed on the mailing list, please contact:

TAT 2016 Secretary: Danko

IASTED Secretariat
B6, Suite 101, 2509 Dieppe Avenue SW
Calgary, AB, Canada T3E 7J9
Tel: +1 403-288-1195
Fax: +1 403-247-6851
Web site:

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