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Mensch und Computer 2014 – Tagungsband by Johann Schlichter, Andreas Butz, Michael Koch

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Gamification in the inDAgo Help Meapplication

Kristian Baumann, Peter Klein, Antonija Mrsic Carl, Denise Bender

User Interface Design GmbH

 

Abstract

The changing demographic structures in western societies have led to a higher need for assistance for elderly people in their everyday lives (Peters et al. 2010). Staying mobile is very important for the quality of life, but is anything but simple when getting older. The research project inDAgoa, a project initiated by research facilities in and around the city of Darmstadt, Germany, targets this problem. A first result of this project is the HelpMe application (app). By means of this app, elderly people can easily transmit in difficult situations a call for help to a network of trustworthy people ...

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