PROJECT TITLE

Application for the elderly to ask for help from volunteers

SHORT DESCRIPTION

This project aims to develop a television application that allows older people, in a simple and quick way, to ask a group of volunteers for support in specific tasks such as small domestic repairs or accompany in a visit to the doctor. It is intended that the application, currently under development, allows that certain actions, such as making a request to a volunteer, can also be performed by voice.

DATES

January 2017 – September 2017

FUNDING SOURCE

Project Grant – Private – AlticeLabs@UA

Funding Value: 9724 €

DIGIMEDIA MAIN AREA

KMCC

RESEARCH TEAM

Rita Santos (Project Coordinator) – Digimedia/ESTGA-UA

Ana Isabel Martins (Team Member ) – IEETA/DCM

Ciro Martins (Team Member ) – IEETA/ESTGA-UA

Hilma Caravau (Team Member ) – Associação Nacional de Gerontólogos

João Moura (Team Member) – DECA

Mário Rodrigues (Team Member) – IEETA/ ESTGA-UA

Pedro Miguel (Team Member) – DETI

Tânia Ribeiro (Team Member) – DECA

PARTNERS