Gathering Requirements for Mobile Devices Using Focus Groups with Older People

  • J. Goodman
  • A. Dickinson
  • A. Syme


Dedicated mobile devices have considerable potential for supporting older people in their day-to-day lives; devices such as memory aids, security alarms and navigation aids gain much of their utility from the security they provide by being with the user all the time. The imperative for developing such devices stems not only from their potential for supporting older people in maintaining their independence and quality of life, but also from the economic realities of the ageing population and the large new market it provides.


Focus Group Mobile Device Visual Probe Mobile Setting Focus Group Method 
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  • A. Dickinson
  • A. Syme

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