Mutual inspiration in the development of new technology for older people.

Eisma, Rose, Dickinson, Anna, Goodman, Joy, Mival, Oli, Syme, Audrey and Tiwari, Lachmi (2003) Mutual inspiration in the development of new technology for older people. In: Include 2003: an international conference on inclusive design for society and business, 25th-28th March 2003, Royal College of Art, London.

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There are few guidelines on how to involve older people in the design process of new IT related products. In this paper we describe some of the difficulties encountered when working with older people, and introduce the concept of mutual inspiration, illustrated by our experiences. We argue that mutual inspiration can provide a way to make interactions with older people more effective, leading towards more active involvement in the development process and more innovative results.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: technological development; older generation; elderly; information; mutual inspiration; interactions;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 005 Computer programming, programs & data > 005.4 Systems programming and programs > 005.43 Systems programs & operating systems
Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Item ID: 3790
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2010 14:08
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2011 04:55

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