Technology that Persuades the Elderly
This paper discusses what makes technology persuasive and what kind of technology is considered interesting among the elderly. Also, factors contributing to the choice between appliances are presented. For acquisition of information several qualitative methods were used. Among the factors making technology interesting were the support of safety, independency, memory and health, and bringing easiness and comfort to everyday life without forgetting expressing oneself and social issues. The elderly had several opinions on the usability. The study revealed some factors which were influencing the interest despite the qualities of an appliance.
Keywordselderly technology for the elderly persuasion
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