Bandage Man: A Spatial Interaction Design in a Sensible Space for Connecting Family

  • Min-Nan Liao
  • Teng-Wen ChangEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9189)


The alienation between family members is mainly caused by the descendant’s work and study, which causes that the elderly live in the countryside lonely and cannot be actually concerned and cared by the descendants. Gradually, the relation between family members is alienated. In this paper, the life information of the elderly is recorded with sensing network through furniture. The physical object on the child end can receive the emotional information of the elderly. Through the interaction mode of feeling transmission between the sensing network and Bandage Man, it is to synchronize the inter-generational family affection contact, so as to increase the interaction opportunity between family members and form a feeling concern network between families.


Elderly living alone Feeling network Man-machine interaction Family concern 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Yunlin University of Science and TechnologyDouliu CityTaiwan

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