Developing an Interactive TV for the Elderly and Impaired: An Inclusive Design Strategy

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Part of the Human–Computer Interaction Series book series (HCIS)

Abstract

Combining the development of multimodal technology with research exposes the weaknesses of conventional approaches when the target users are elderly or impaired. This chapter examines the antecedents, implementation and evaluation of a User Centered approach to the design of interactive technology such as iDTV and mobile devices that takes into account the variability and extraordinary capabilities of users and how to design for them. It describes the strengths and weaknesses of the new Inclusive Interaction Design approach and compares a usage case with another separate project with the same goals.

Keywords

Arthritis Dementia Retina Coherence Stratification 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of EngineeringUniversity of CambridgeCambridge, CambridgeshireUK

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