Rhode Island School of Design

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www.risd.edu

Social gaming for the elderly

Social Gaming for the Elderly is a gaming platform that enables homebound seniors socialise from the comfort of their own homes.

Its design removes the barriers that separate elders from the world of social gaming; a potential source of fun and companionship. Social Gaming for the Elderly’s uses a simplified console, built in camera and menu screens that can be navigated by voice or remote. Classic games like Scrabble, Bridge and Poker are offered, with more options possible.

Rhode Island School of Design

WEBSITE

www.risd.edu

Social gaming for the elderly

Social Gaming for the Elderly is a gaming platform that enables homebound seniors socialise from the comfort of their own homes.

Its design removes the barriers that separate elders from the world of social gaming; a potential source of fun and companionship. Social Gaming for the Elderly’s uses a simplified console, built in camera and menu screens that can be navigated by voice or remote. Classic games like Scrabble, Bridge and Poker are offered, with more options possible.

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