Interactive communication system for elderly
Nuovo is an interactive communication system solution, which was designed considering elderly people. It is an Internet based system. This communica- tion system involves one communication device, one inductive charging unit and common interface card, which is for interactive television interface. Communication device combines the mobile phone (VoIP) and remote control, which are most problematic devices for elderly. It is made of touch screen display with haptic feedback technology. Convex shapes on the screen were created to ensure that user feels as same as they use button.
Interface of the television display and communication device is designed to fulfill the needs of elderly. The graphics, sounds, colors and icons are just designed for elderly users. On the other hand, all age groups can use this interactive communication system. Therefore, Nuovo is universal design product. It solves the usability problems of elderly. It helps elderly to use a touch screen device without confronting any problem.