Accessibility – Case Studies
BE-SiDEHow can we make care homes more accessible and welcoming to older people? Read More
SiDE is working with Carnegie Mellon University and the IBM Thomas J Watson Research Center in New York to study how age-related issues such as reduced vision, cognitive and motor skills affect how older users behave on computers. Read More
The Portrait system is a useful conversation-starter for care home workers looking to spark a chat with residents. Read More
People have very different skills and capabilities. So how can we create interfaces that adapt to their abilities? Read More
E-Health and Older Adults
People are increasingly looking for health information online. But what you find on the internet isn’t always the most reliable diagnosis. Read More
Braille Input - Braille is still the best way for blind people to read information. But how can this be done on a smartphone?
TOPS: New Technologies to Support Older People at Home: Maximising Personal and Social interaction - The role of new technologies in health and social care for older people is attracting increasing interest as part of government agendas for modernising public services across the UK
Access framework - Modern computers have vastly more functionality than any single individual will make use of in their day to day life.
E Health and Older Adults - Our work on eHealth and older adults has two strands. The first is related to the trustworthiness of health sites; the second is related to the increasing important of mobile health apps.
Grumpy Old Debate - How do we get more people involved in better arguments?