Translational research— the need of a new bioethics approach

Authors: Sorin Hostiuc, Alin Moldoveanu, Maria-Iuliana Dascălu, Runar Unnthorsson, Ómar I. Jóhannesson and Ioan Marcus in: Journal of Translational Medicine, 2016 Abstract: Translational research tries to apply findings from basic science to enhance human health and well‑being. Many phases of the translational research may include non‑medical tasks (information technology, engineering, nano-technology, biochemistry, animal research, economy, sociology, psychology, politics, and… Continue Reading Translational research— the need of a new bioethics approach

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Challenges and Issues for Successfully Applying Virtual Reality in Medical Rehabilitation

Authors: Oana-Maria FERCHE, Alin MOLDOVEANU, Florica MOLDOVEANU, Alexandra VOINEA and Victor ASAVEI in: 11 th International Scientific Conference eLearning and Software for Education, Bucharest 2015 Abstract: Out of the many uses of eLearning – one that stands out for having a potentially great impact on the quality of life of its users – is relearning physical and psychical abilities that… Continue Reading Challenges and Issues for Successfully Applying Virtual Reality in Medical Rehabilitation

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Emphatic Trials of a Teleassistance System for the Visually Impaired

Authors: Przemyslaw Baranski, Pawel Strumillo in: Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics, December 2015 Abstract: In this paper we focus on a special type of electronic travel aids for the visually impaired termed teleassistance systems. The operation principle of such systems is to transmit a video stream from a camera carried by a navigated… Continue Reading Emphatic Trials of a Teleassistance System for the Visually Impaired

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Evaluation of Reaction Times to Sound Stimuli on Mobile Devices

Authors: György Wersényi, Hunor Nagy, Ádám Csapó in: 21st International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD-2015) Abstract: When developing new devices for assistive technology, it is important to consider auditory response times to different kinds of warning and navigational sounds. Perception, processing and action following the presentation of auditory stimuli depends on several parameters, the most… Continue Reading Evaluation of Reaction Times to Sound Stimuli on Mobile Devices

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Evaluation of Head Movements in Short-term Measurements and Recordings with Human Subjects using Head-Tracking Sensors

Authors: György Wersényi, J. Wilson in: Acta Technica Jaurinensis, Vol. 8, No.3, pp. 218-229, 2015 Abstract: Measurements for spatial hearing research, binaural recordings, virtual reality techniques etc. often rely on Head-Related Transfer Functions of human subjects and head-tracking techniques. Individually measured HRTFs and recordings on human heads may result in more accurate localization and sound… Continue Reading Evaluation of Head Movements in Short-term Measurements and Recordings with Human Subjects using Head-Tracking Sensors

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