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So, outsourcing human contact by using remotely operated pet avatars on tablets given to elderly patients. Notably, the avatars are remotely monitored and sometimes directly operated by a callcenter in the Philippines. Because human contact is now a luxury good...
elderly  care  remote  avatar  pet  companion  monitoring  tablet  android  app  software  health  medicine 
4 weeks ago by asteroza
Parallelogram Found Best for Glass Bottles
A roughly parallelogram shaped (more like a symmetric leaf with rounded tips) provides an easier grip to pop the cap off
elderly  beverage  container  design  ergonomics  glass  parallelogram  shape  lid  cap  Delicious 
june 2014 by asteroza
A font developed for readability at distance, which means it's a good font for reading pretty much anything, if readability trumps fancy pants design. Such as in this case, US Federal highway sign standards. Interesting that they did testing with elderly drivers, and how they perceive fonts at distance.
ClearviewHwy  font  typography  software  signage  graphic  design  visibility  research  elderly  viion  accomodation  accessibility  readability  distance  highway  road  sign  roadsign  Delicious 
december 2011 by asteroza
Internet Buttons | Welcome
Make a simple internet homepage with action specific buttons. Basically for people who want to make internet use a little easier for elderly folks, so they can click a giant "weather" button to get to a specific weather report page or URL.
elderly  accessibility  internet  tools  utilities  service  homepage  startpage  buttons  Delicious 
march 2011 by asteroza

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