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Gentle User Interfaces for Disabled and Elderly Citizens

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Project details

Start date: 02/2010
End date: 01/2013

Description: The project will develop a toolbox of adaptive, multi-modal user interfaces (UIs) that target the accessibility requirements of elderly users in their home environment, making use of TV set-top boxes as processing and connectivity platform beside the common PC platform. With its software, hardware and documented knowledge, this toolbox will put developers of ICT applications in the position to easier implement truly accessible applications using the most recent user interface technologies with reduced development effort. For this purpose, the toolbox will provide the technology of advanced multi-modal UI components as well as the adaptation mechanisms necessary UI components interoperable with legacy and novel applications, including the capability to self-adapt to user needs.

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Last updated: 17/05/2010