My presentation @Foritaal 2017

Today, at the 8th edition of Foritaal in Genoa, I presented a talk on the problem of accessibility to mobile technology for older adults, and how we addressed it in ECOMODE, a European project funded under Horizon 2020, using multimodal interaction with mid-hair one-hand gestures and voice commands. Increasing older adults’ accessibility to mobile technology: The…

Let’s move! Motivating seniors to live an active lifestyle with Gymcentral

Here’s a piece of research that we’ve recently carried out about the design and evaluation of Gymcentral, a web and tablet application that enables and motivates older adults to participate in group training sessions from home, under the supervision of a real human coach. Research has excensively shown that sedentary life is particularly damaging for older people,…