User Interface Design for Ambient Assisted Living Systems

  • Caroline Byrne
  • Rem Collier
  • Michael O’Grady
  • Gregory M. P. O’Hare
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9749)

Abstract

Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) systems and the interface design principles applied to them is vitally important in facilitating the elderly in achieving their daily goals of health monitoring, social interaction, physical exercise or daily reminders. Design principles for AAL systems have accommodated for a user’s physical and cognitive abilities and Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s) but does not give enough recognition to interfaces that require various key user interactions as age profiles increase. This paper seeks to explore if User Interface (UI) design for the elderly needs to address this issue.

Keywords

Ambient assisted living User interfaces Design principles 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Caroline Byrne
    • 1
  • Rem Collier
    • 2
  • Michael O’Grady
    • 2
  • Gregory M. P. O’Hare
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Computing and NetworkingInstitute of Technology Carlow Co.CarlowIreland
  2. 2.Clarity: Centre for Sensor Web Technologies, School of Computer ScienceUniversity College Dublin (UCD)Dublin 4Ireland
  3. 3.School of Computer Science and Earth InstituteUniversity College Dublin (UCD)Dublin 4Ireland

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