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Authors: Telmo Silva ; Hilma Caravau ; Jorge Ferraz de Abreu and Liliana Reis

Affiliation: University of Aveiro, Portugal

ISBN: 978-989-758-299-8

Keyword(s): Seniors, Interactive Television, +TV4E, Field Test.

Abstract: Television platforms are becoming more relevant due to multiple factors, namely the interactive features that can be provided. Interactivity can effectively support citizens’ problems and needs and open a range of opportunities in several society’s sectors. One of these opportunities is related to seniors’ level of information. In this framework, to improve Portuguese seniors’ info-inclusion in subjects such as social and public services, the +TV4E project aims to develop an Interactive Television (iTV) platform to broadcast personalized content regarding these topics. This paper presents the process and the results of the +TV4E prototype evaluation considering usability and functionality. The platform was made available to a sample of seniors that used it for five weeks in their homes. After this period, the research team applied an evaluation scale and a questionnaire survey to collect data. Despite the high level of usability depicted in results, it was also possible to id entify a set of features that should be improved in the final iTV platform. (More)

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Silva T., Caravau H., Ferraz de Abreu J. and Reis L. (2018). Seniors’ Info-Inclusion Through Interactive Television: Results of a Field Trial.In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health - Volume 1: ICT4AWE, ISBN 978-989-758-299-8, pages 134-141. DOI: 10.5220/0006730201340141

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TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health - Volume 1: ICT4AWE,
TI - Seniors’ Info-Inclusion Through Interactive Television: Results of a Field Trial
SN - 978-989-758-299-8
AU - Silva T.
AU - Caravau H.
AU - Ferraz de Abreu J.
AU - Reis L.
PY - 2018
SP - 134
EP - 141
DO - 10.5220/0006730201340141

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