UD principles for home appliances and some talking devices to support independent life for dementia or MCI
AuthorsJiro Sagara, Rumi Tanemura, Kazue Noda and Toru Nagao
SessionD4. Designing with technology
Date and Time2014-06-17, 14:25 - 14:45
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The authors found problems that the elderly people are facing in their daily life using everyday technologies including home electric appliances. They developed principles to design home appliances for elderly persons and a couple of talking apparatuses to draw attention or to lead correct behavior for persons who are dementia or MCI. They are the smell warning for refrigerator, the adviser to stay at home, and the room climate telling.