Acronym AHA
Name Augmented Human Assistance
Funding Reference FCT - CMUP-ERI/HCI/0046/2013
Dates 2014-08|2018-07

This project is a novel, integrative and cross-disciplinar approach of 4 portuguese universities, CMU and 2 portuguese industry partners that combines innovation and fundamental research in the areas of human computer interaction, robotics, serious games and physiological computing. AHAs goal is to develop a new generation of ICT based solutions that have the potential to transform healthcare by optimizing resource allocation, reducing costs, improving diagnoses and enabling novel therapies, thus increasing quality of life. The project proposes the development and deployment of a novel Robotic Assistance Platform designed to support healthy lifestyle, sustain active aging, and support those with motor deficits.

Research Groups Computer and Robot Vision Lab (VisLab)
Project Partners CMU - Carnegie Mellon University (US), Faculdade de Motricidade Humana (PT), FCT/UNL (PT), MITI - Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute - Associação (PT), PLUX, Engenharia de Biosensores, Lda, YDreams - Informatica, SA (PT)
ISR/IST Responsible
Alexandre Bernardino
Ricardo Ribeiro
José Santos-Victor