Distributed and Tangible User Interfaces to Design Interactive Systems for People with Cognitive Disabilities
The rapid evolution of technology has changed the way in which we can engage in interactive systems. These days we are witnessing how (MDE) Multi-Device Environments are fast becoming a part of everyday life in today’s society. The design of user interfaces which facilitate human computer interaction has become a major challenge. This paper describes the design of an MDE environment based on games aimed at improving cognitive capacities of people with disabilities. For that purpose we have focused on the integration of distributed tangible user interfaces with novel technologies such as NFC, Web, Mobiles, etc.
KeywordsMobile Device Sensory Memory Cognitive Disability Tangible Interface Main Interface
This research has been partially supported by the Spanish CICYT research project TIN2011-27767-C02-01 and the regional projects with reference PPII10-0300-4174 and PII2C09-0185-1030. We would like to especially thank Erica Gutierrez and Yolanda Aranda for their collaboration on this project.
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