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      Collaborative HCI and UX: Longitudinal Diary Studies as a means of Uncovering Barriers to Digital Adoption

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      Proceedings of the 30th International BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference (HCI)
      Fusion
      11 - 15 July 2016
      Digital inclusion, digital adoption, user research, aging population, longitudinal, diary study
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            Abstract

            In this paper, our proposition is that longitudinal research, such as diary studies, can be used to uncover the core needs of those users who are over 65 and experience difficulty with digital interfaces. Through a two year research project, we have explored the barriers to adopting technology, patterns in monitoring health and finally, how people living with Dementia and their carers might use technology to improve the quality of their life. Through understanding what these core issues are, we propose that any virtual reality technology can be sufficiently aligned to the mental models of over 65s, so as to be completely inclusive of their needs. By using HCI and UX research approaches, both public and commercial digital agencies, at the forefront of digital innovation, can produce digital artefacts to alleviate barriers to digital adoption in an aging population. We submit this summary of our research in contribution to Human Centred Design (HCD) for Intelligent Environments workshop at the British HCI Conference, as we are keen to receive feedback and participate in discussions around this area, particularly because some of our research has suggested VR is the next logical step in supporting an aging population.

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            Contributors
            Conference
            July 2016
            July 2016
            : 1-6
            Affiliations
            [0001]University of Salford

            Salford, M5 4WT, UK
            Article
            10.14236/ewic/HCI2016.72
            7a4876ee-24e3-4dea-a1cd-87fe66c1274e
            © Blaynee et al. Published by BCS Learning and Development Ltd. Proceedings of British HCI 2016 Conference Fusion, Bournemouth, UK

            This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Unported License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

            Proceedings of the 30th International BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference
            HCI
            30
            Bournemouth University, Poole, UK
            11 - 15 July 2016
            Electronic Workshops in Computing (eWiC)
            Fusion
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            Product Information: 1477-9358BCS Learning & Development
            Self URI (article page): https://www.scienceopen.com/hosted-document?doi=10.14236/ewic/HCI2016.72
            Self URI (journal page): https://ewic.bcs.org/
            Categories
            Electronic Workshops in Computing

            Applied computer science,Computer science,Security & Cryptology,Graphics & Multimedia design,General computer science,Human-computer-interaction
            Digital inclusion,digital adoption,user research,aging population,longitudinal,diary study

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