ViewBricks: a participatory system to increase social connectedness for the elderly in care homes

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Lin, X.; Kang, K.; Li, C.; Hu, J.; Hengeveld, B.; Rauterberg, M.; Hummels, C.;
(2016)
  • Publisher: IOS Press
  • Subject: Responsive Environments | Elderly | Social Connectedness | Social Interaction

Driven by the maturing of Internet and the development of the Internet of Things, people are becoming connected not only via the smart personal devices, but also via the increasingly responsive and connected environments, which brings up new opportunities to involve pot... View more
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