Digital Inclusion of Nursing Home Residents: A Usability Evaluation of the Digital Kiosk siosLIFEâ„¢

Carla Leite, Carla Leite, Carla Leite, Daniel Carvalho, Daniel Carvalho, Daniel Carvalho, Ivone Almeida, Ivone Almeida, Ivone Almeida, Sofia Nunes, Sofia Nunes, Sofia Nunes, Ana Almeida, Ana Almeida

Abstract

The fast demographic ageing and technological progress are leading to a greater demand to develop digital solutions that can foster communication, information, and socialization of the elderly population. In the past decade, kiosks have been used to prevent digital exclusion and to promote the quality of life of this age group. This paper analyses siosLIFEâ„¢, a digital kiosk that is gradually getting attention from the public. The methodology adopted consisted in a usability test with guided tasks, using a cognitive walkthrough and think aloud protocol, with participants being residents from a nursing home. The results show that siosLIFEâ„¢ complies with some usability recommendations, but there are several improvements regarding the interface, contents, integration of support systems, and assistive technologies that can be made.

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Leite C., Carvalho D., Almeida I., Nunes S. and Almeida A. (2021). Digital Inclusion of Nursing Home Residents: A Usability Evaluation of the Digital Kiosk siosLIFEâ„¢.In Proceedings of the 14th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 4: HEALTHINF, ISBN 978-989-758-490-9, pages 693-700. DOI: 10.5220/0010349906930700


in Bibtex Style

@conference{healthinf21,
author={Carla Leite and Daniel Carvalho and Ivone Almeida and Sofia Nunes and Ana Almeida},
title={Digital Inclusion of Nursing Home Residents: A Usability Evaluation of the Digital Kiosk siosLIFEâ„¢},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 14th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 4: HEALTHINF,},
year={2021},
pages={693-700},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0010349906930700},
isbn={978-989-758-490-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the 14th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 4: HEALTHINF,
TI - Digital Inclusion of Nursing Home Residents: A Usability Evaluation of the Digital Kiosk siosLIFEâ„¢
SN - 978-989-758-490-9
AU - Leite C.
AU - Carvalho D.
AU - Almeida I.
AU - Nunes S.
AU - Almeida A.
PY - 2021
SP - 693
EP - 700
DO - 10.5220/0010349906930700