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

Lin, X.; Kang, K.; Li, C.; Hu, J.; Hengeveld, B.; Rauterberg, M.; Hummels, C.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: IOS Press
  • Country: Netherlands
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 potential user group like elderly people into this network through tangible interaction and embedded systems. This paper presents the design and implementation of a participatory view-sharing system which consists of a group of specially designed camera kits and a gallery-like interactive installation, aiming to increase the social connection between elderly people living in a care home and the local...
free text keywords: Elderly, Social Connectedness, Social Interaction, Responsive Environments
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