Visit the exhibition "Independent Living Center (Barrierefreies Wohnen und Leben)"

The exhibition Independent Living Center can be visited and explored at the Faculty 4 Social Work and Health at Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences (Frankfurt UAS) in Frankfurt am Main.

The exhibition is moving to new premises. We are looking forward to welcome you again in Spring 2020.

Our Exhibition

Various technological solutions for independent living and accessible design are presented on more than 150qm. Target groups are the more than 3.200 students from the Faculty of Health and Social Work as well as students of nursing schools and other institutions that train health professionals. Frankfurt UAS cooperates with the Specialist Unit Independent Living of the VdK Social Association Hesse-Thuringia which advises and counsels people with frailty, chronic disease and disabilities, as well as their relatives and assistants.

  • Experience different technologies and products for independent living
  • Experience new light concepts like biodynamic light, light shower and more
  • Test security concepts such as fall sensors and the fall mat, which make independent living easier
  • Try out sensor-based products for ambient assisted living, telecare und telehealth
  • Get to know emotional, social robots, and humanoid robots e.g. the therapeutic seal PARO, the toy dinosaur PLEO and different telepresence robots, NAO, PEPPER
  • Get an insight into the range of mobility and daily living aids as well as assistive technologies.

The exhibition is moving to new premises. We are looking forward to welcome you again in Spring 2020.

Video about the exhibition and assistive technologies on YouTube.

Map and directions

Specialist Unit Independent Living of the VdK Social Association Hesse-Thuringia

Virtual tour

Hessian State Award for Universal Design 2013

In October 2013 the exhibition Independent Living Center was honored with the Hessian State Award for Universal Design 2013.

Contact

Exhibition "Independent Living Center (Barrierefreies Wohnen und Leben)"
Building 2, Room 044
barrierefreieswohnen(at)fb4.fra-uas.remove-this.de

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last updated on: 11.18.2019