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In the co-design project Senior Interaction a public care unit, university researchers, industrial partners, and senior citizens are working together to design living labs applying digital concepts that can strengthen social networks and interaction among seniors. When approaching people who we envisioned to be the future users we realized that almost(More)
This paper reports on a study of privacy concerns related to location-based services in an airport, where users who volunteer for the service will be tracked for a limited period and within a limited area. Reactions elicited from travellers at a field trial showed 60% feeling to some or to a large degree more secure with the system in operation. To provide(More)
Participatory design has been defined as having 'user's democratic participation and empowerment at its core' (Correia and Yusop, 2008). The PD discourse has a strong moral and rhetorical claim by its emphasis on users' empowerment. This paper is a result of a student project, guided by a curiosity about how empowerment is enunciated in the PD field today.(More)
Communicating the ethos of a subject (e.g. a brand or cultural or historical narrative) within an environment, such as a museum or visitor centre, is often undermined by the poor integration of digital technologies in the process of interpretation. This often comes about through a fragmented approach to these environments which fails to take advantage of(More)
The Sharing Economy has brought new attention to the everyday practice of sharing. Digital tools are changing both what we can do together across neighbourhoods and how we think about sharing our time, materials and skills. It is possible to design to boost resource management, economic wellbeing and social resilience by fostering sharing practices, but do(More)
It goes without saying that the developed world is facing significant challenges in dealing with the increasing demands of an ageing population, especially around health and care. It is also easy to understand why technology is seen as a key enabler for meeting this challenge. Application areas such as Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) and telecare are(More)
In the following we discuss how a high precision, in-door positioning system (UNIZAR positioning system) can be part of a general positioning system to fit into different application areas depending on different needs and requirements for precision. Specific focus is put on applications for learning and training contexts. We argue that many innovative user(More)