July 18, 2016

AAL Smart Ageing Challenge Prize Finalists – Flux

AAL Smart Ageing Challenge Prize Finalists – Flux Young Scottish designer shortlisted for major award that celebrates technology whioductionch helps older adults maintain independence Rachael Johnston of Glasgow has created a simple video chat device for the elderly that doubles as a family photograph which fades over time since the last call Older people are especially vulnerable to loneliness and social isolation, which can have a significant impact on health. Communication via tablets, phones and personal computers would appear to offer the perfect solution to this big problem, but using such devices is often a challenge for those who have not grown up with them. Now, a young Scottish designer has come up with an ingeniously simple device that bridges...
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