Assisted Living Solutions for the Elderly through Interactive TV

  • Emilija Stojmenova Iskratel d.o.o., Kranj, Ljubljanska cesta 24a, 4000 Kranj, Slovenia
  • Matjaž Debevc University of Maribor, SlomÅ¡kov trg 15, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia
  • Luka Zebec University of Ljubljana, Kongresni trg 12, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Bojan Imperl Iskratel d.o.o., Kranj, Ljubljanska cesta 24a, 4000 Kranj, Slovenia

Abstract

Abstract. In this paper we are presenting application called med-reminder which will extend the functionality of existing devices providing interactive TV and help to increase the quality of life for the elderly. Med-reminder application is used for reminding people to take their medicines correctly and on time or to call a relative or medical person in an emergency situation. Since the graphical user interface was adapted for the elderly, med-reminder is easy to use without previous training. For evaluating the graphical user interface, navigation and general usability of the application, and hence identification of key aspects that increases adoption rate of assisted living applications among the target population a methodology for usability evaluation study was designed and presented in the paper.

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Published
2013-08-02
How to Cite
STOJMENOVA, Emilija et al. Assisted Living Solutions for the Elderly through Interactive TV. International SERIES on Information Systems and Management in Creative eMedia (CreMedia), [S.l.], n. 2010/1, p. 14-18, aug. 2013. ISSN 2341-5576. Available at: <https://www.ambientmediaassociation.org/Journal/index.php/series/article/view/175>. Date accessed: 27 feb. 2024.
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