Hero Board - The one touch interactive photo frame answers the brief set by the RSA. The brief emphasised the need to design for our ageing population. This product particularlly focused on the care home environment. Through market research it was found that lonliness, isolation and seclusion were major issues. One Touch tackles this problem by making communication easier and more accessible. The touch screen system allows elderly users to navigate and call loved ones... without any confusing interfaces.
Features & Benefits - The One Touch screen eliminates the confusion brought about with mobile phone interafces and multi-functional software. The one touch has an easy to use touch sensitive system that is easy for our ageing population to use. Scrolling through the caller options is achieved by simply tapping the touch sensitive panel at the bottom. Then it is simply a matter of touching the screen to call the loved one ...
Design in Contecxt - The One Touch Interactive Photo Frame can be both wall mounted and can act as a stand alone frame. Perfect to give elderly residents the opportunity to talk to their family and friends from the comfort of their bed. The frame also has a setting to switch it from being an interactive photo frame to a colourful ambient light that brightens up the care home environment.
Problem Board - Deatiled market research highlighted a number of key areas on which to focus the attention of the design work. Talking to care home residents, and spending time in the care home environment provided substantial inspiration.