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An Application for Active Elderly Follow-Up Based on DVB-T Platforms

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This paper describes the T-CUIDA project, an ongoing collaborative initiative, partially funded by the Spanish Government, which aims at designing and developing an application for promoting active elderly in their habitual environments. The platform takes advantage of the DVB-T infrastructure, the European digital TV broadcasting system, recently deployed in Spain. Design for All principles are applied in a multimodal and personalized approach to provide a complementary set of services that help aged people to keep themselves physically and mentally dynamic. The final system is about to be conveniently evaluated during six months by more than a hundred of potential users in four different locations around the country.


  • active elderly
  • usability
  • user acceptance
  • digital TV


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Falagan, M.J., Villalar, J.L., Arredondo, M.T. (2009). An Application for Active Elderly Follow-Up Based on DVB-T Platforms. In: Stephanidis, C. (eds) Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Addressing Diversity. UAHCI 2009. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 5614. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

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