Aware technologies for aging in place: understanding user needs and attitudes

  title={Aware technologies for aging in place: understanding user needs and attitudes},
  author={Elizabeth D. Mynatt and Anne-Sophie Melenhorst and Arthur D. Fisk and Wendy A. Rogers},
  journal={IEEE Pervasive Computing},
Although computing technology has made inroads into home environments, it has yet to instigate a major shift in the design of homes or home activities. The convergence of television and the Internet is lagging behind expectations, and the combination of desktop computers, entertainment consoles, televisions, and cell phones has yet to form a cohesive whole. One possible reason for this lag in progress is that these technologies don't address a coherent need -they merely augment current… CONTINUE READING
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