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Keep in touch with a mobile phone: Technology for seniors
Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Science, Technology and Media, Department of Industrial Design.
2013 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This project follows a design process of finding a haptic solution of how elderly users (65+ with age-ralated declines) can deal in a smooth way with touchscreen mobile phones. Users behaviour is observed and analysed. It is investigated how vibrations can help and improve the interaction and connection between the technology and user. Problematic areas are selected and examined. Possible solutions are discussed and tested with persons. Final solutions supplying easier navigation and understanding on a touchscreen mobiles for seniors. Haptic transmitter to support the link between phone and living is presented as well.

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2013. , 59 p.
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Design
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URN: urn:nbn:se:miun:diva-20264OAI: oai:DiVA.org:miun-20264DiVA: diva2:665608
Educational program
International Master's Programme in Design for All TDEAA 120 higher education credits
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Available from: 2013-11-20 Created: 2013-11-20 Last updated: 2013-11-20Bibliographically approved

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