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    Practice, systems and technology for seniors


    Prendergast, David and Roberts, Simon (2009) Practice, systems and technology for seniors. Universal Access in the Information Society, 8. pp. 59-61. ISSN 1615-5297

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    Abstract

    This paper explores how research teams in Intel’s Digital Health Group are using ethnography to identify ‘designable moments’—spaces, times, objects, issues and practices which suggest opportunities for appropriate interventions. It argues that technology innovation should aim to incorporate the views, experiences and practices of users from the start of the design process to support independent living and develop culturally sensitive enhancements that contribute towards wellbeing and a life of quality for local older populations.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Ageing; Healthcare; Ethnography; Design;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Anthropology
    Item ID: 11159
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10209-008-0131-2
    Depositing User: David Prendergast
    Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2019 15:34
    Journal or Publication Title: Universal Access in the Information Society
    Publisher: Springer Verlag
    Refereed: Yes
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