ACM SIGACCESS: Special Interest Group on Accessible Computing Newsletter

BESIDE:The Built Environment for Social Inclusion through the Digital Economy

This article describes BESiDE, a multi-disciplinary research project that investigates themes of ageing, wellbeing, accessibility and digital technologies within the context of built environment design. Through the development of dialogue tools, indoor localization and physical activity tracking sensors, BESiDE is taking steps towards enhancing understanding of accessibility within the design of care home environments.

McIntyre, L.J. 2014. BESIDE-The Built Environment for Social Inclusion through the Digital Economy. ACM SIGACCESS: Special Interest Group on Accessible Computing Newsletter. DOI = 10.1145/2670962.2670965

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