Technologies for health on show in Valencia

25 November 2009

(The following is an automated translation from original Spanish text, — using Google Translate — so may have inaccuracies: see original en Español)
ITHACA-TSB, the Polytechnic University of Valencia and its spin-off, Technology Solutions for Health and Welfare SA (TSB), are showing their most innovative applications to improve the quality of life and health care in the Health Fair and Welfare show, to be held from 26 to 29 November 2009 at Feria Valencia.

The fair visitors will have the opportunity to discover a "smart home" — equipped with the most advanced devices for ambient intelligence, geolocation use the platform of obstacles "Wading", register social-web Health information directed to citizens, or live check the usefulness of solutions as NUTRITRAINER, person or OASIS.

"All of them are an example of the great advantages that new technologies can make in our homes to improve comfort, welfare and health", "point from ITACA-TSB-" We want both professionals and the ciudadadanos can experience for themselves how technology is real and can help improve your quality of life. "

TSB SA is displaying its vital signs monitor MSV, the detection system and the SPHERAmobile innovative clinical utility NOMHADhospital and DERMAmóvil

Help for seniors

Project personel will show an application that helps the elderly to make a shopping list via phone, and a second application to help them remember things such as what pill should be taken at a specified time, a doctor's appointment or what the next cultural events that may be of interest.

New technologies for a healthy diet

Other applications on display focus on improving nutrition. These include, for example, NutriTrainer, some fun games on a touch screen that teach a healthy diet. With a great visual appeal and easy operation, the application includes two games: "The food pyramid" and "Myths and legends". The latter is a traditional game of questions and answers each one of which is associated with nutritional and medical explanation.

A second application is the Nutritional Advisor, which is capable of generating a diet "on demand" for each user, taking into account variables such as their allergies, physical status, preferences, etc.. Thereafter, the system incorporates a series of recipes adapted for the profile and even guides you step by step on how he has to develop his plate.

Helping people with reduced mobility through the i-Phone

WADING is a system that helps the movement of people with reduced mobility which, through this social network, anyone can enter and alert you to the presence of an obstacle in a certain place. In addition, Fording has a section for calculating walking routes in which there are obstacles in the path contents.

Security and location

SPHERAmobile is a powerful tool for locating, identifying and safety of a group of individuals continuously and independently, enabling a monitor or guide at all times have controlled every group of people. This application is being used successfully in summer school at the UPV to the safety of children.

Health Information Quality

Visitors to the fair will have the opportunity to register and participate in This philosophy applies collaborative web 2.0 to provide citizens with the best health information is professionally and always appreciated by users. Salupedia provides access to reliable health information that is scattered in the network.

The hospital at home

NOMHADhospital is a solution designed for use in hospitalization units. It facilitates daily work and gives the unit a more efficient, providing quick access-from anywhere-a structured clinical information, thus avoiding problems such as duplication, loss of data or transcription errors, and facilitating communication and integration with other hospital information systems.

Dermatologist via mobile.

DERMAmóvil allows patients to send their medical questionnaires, photos and queries relating to dermatological treatment and the doctor can keep track of patient outcomes, send tips and manage an integrated manner the medical history of your patient.

Other applications

Another product that will be presented is SIMA, a system developed by the TSB Group-ITACA, and will be implemented soon in Mexico and which allows remote monitoring of patients with renal failure undergoing peritoneal dialysis at home. Through a doctor-patient videoconferencing, SIMA allows you to track the moment of patient outcome.

More information

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ITHACA-TSB is a group of excellence dedicated to the development and transfer of new technology applications to improve the quality of life: telemedicine and e-health, e-inclusion, Ambient Intelligence (AMI) and health information.

ITHACA-TSB seeks to implement initiatives to promote health, specifically on issues such as physical activity and healthy eating habits, creating scenarios where the integration techniques are vital signs telemonitoring, knowledge management, application of motivational strategies, and so on .

ITHACA TSB belongs to the Institute of the Polytechnic University of Valencia, working on major European and national projects such as PIPS, Salupedia, Vaal HeartCycle, Persona, Nuadu, etc.. It also offers solutions for institutions and companies as Educasalud (Fundación Telefónica), Digital Cities (Alcoy, Santander), Hospital Visiting (Hospital La Fe), Ambulatory Surgery (Hospital Dr. Peset, etc.).

About Technology Solutions for Health and Welfare SA (TSB)

TSB Technologies for Health and Welfare SA, was founded in February 2008 as a spin-off ITACA Institute of the Polytechnic University of Valencia, from its experience of over ten years of research for social and health sector

TSB develops proprietary technologies, giving added value and differentiation of products and solutions on the market:

  • mobile: mobile products meet the needs of monitoring and tracking disease treatments, especially for chronic diseases and in patients who have been discharged from hospital. This range of products available to the practitioner and patient with all necessary information at any time, wherever they are located, improving staff welfare and quality of life.
  • SPHERA Technology: Using a smart location system, applying concepts of Ambient Intelligence (AMI) technology enables monitoring Sphera people carriers defined. This technology fills the need for intelligent telecare, monitoring groups and access to facilities and entertainment venues.
  • TRIBOOnet: includes tools that provide advanced features for configuring web-based social and collaborative concepts 2.0, and focusing on different aspects of human health. 


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