Fundamental Needs in Wearable Computing : Specificities for the Third Age

@inproceedings{Duval2007FundamentalNI,
  title={Fundamental Needs in Wearable Computing : Specificities for the Third Age},
  author={S{\'e}bastien Duval and Hiromichi Hashizume},
  year={2007}
}
Older adults have specific needs reflected by their everyday activities and use of technology. We briefly present elders' cognitive, physical, and sensory characteristics, then describe their impact on fundamental needs. Based on this information, we discuss dedicated services that exploit wearable computers, and the proper design of such systems. Our most… CONTINUE READING