KoalaPhone: touchscreen mobile phone UI for active seniors

  title={KoalaPhone: touchscreen mobile phone UI for active seniors},
  author={Jan Balata and Zdenek M{\'i}kovec and Tom{\'a}s Slav{\'i}cek},
  journal={Journal on Multimodal User Interfaces},
We deal with a problem of designing a user interface for touchscreen phones with respect to special needs of seniors. We conducted qualitative study ( $$\hbox {n}=5$$ n = 5 ) followed by quantitative one ( $$\hbox {n}=118$$ n = 118 ). From the comparison of our study with existing studies we observed an obvious trend in more extensive usage of advanced features, which cannot be explained only by the shift of the younger seniors to older age groups. We provided a set of recommendations and we… CONTINUE READING


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