publication . Conference object . 2012

Tablets Helping Elderly and Disabled People

Castro, Mercedes de; Ruiz Mezcua, María Belén; Sánchez-Pena, José Manuel; García-Crespo, Ángel; Iglesias, Ana; Pajares, José Luis;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2012
  • Publisher: Smart Homes. Dutch Expert Centre On Home Automation, Smart Living & E-Health
Proceedings of: Ambient Assisted Living Joint Programme Forum 2011 (AAL JP Forum 2011), Lecce (Italy), September 26-28, 2011 The article introduces the basics by which tablets are considered as appropriate tools for integration and promotion of the elderly in the digital world. To prove this, the paper presents three research projects carried out by CESyA that integrate Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR), Voice Synthesis, subtitling, audiodescription or audio navigation tools into tablets for encourage autonomy and personal growth for the elderly and for people with disabilities
free text keywords: Web accessibility, Special needs, Assistive technology, Real-time captioning, e-Learning, Informática
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