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TagTrainer: A Meta-design Approach to Interactive Rehabilitation Technology

  • Daniel Tetteroo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7897)

Abstract

Together with the rising demand for healthcare, the need for assisting technology within the field of rehabilitation is increasing. However, this technology needs to be flexible and adjustable to address the variability and context dependency of therapy in daily practice. Current technology is hardly adjustable and therefore often fails in regular therapy situations. This research applies the principles of End-User Development and cultures of participation to create a socio-technical environment in which technology providers, care providers and patients are enabled to adjust technology to the needs of rehabilitation therapy.

Keywords

rehabilitation technology tangible interaction end-user development cultures of participation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Tetteroo
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  1. 1.User Centred Engineering Group, Department of Industrial DesignEindhoven University of TechnologyEindhovenThe Netherlands

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