This paper provides a general overview of the literature regarding advanced assistive technologies devoted to improving elders’ life. Recent studies on assistive robots and embodied conversational agents are carefully examined in order to identify main seniors’ preferences regarding their general design. While providing data on seniors’ preferences about the design of assistive devices, main evidence on both robots and virtual agent’s appearance, abilities/functionalities, personalities, and role features are summarized and commented.

Advanced assistive technologies for elderly people: A psychological perspective on older users’ needs and preferences (part B)

Troncone A.
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Cordasco G.;Esposito A.
2021

Abstract

This paper provides a general overview of the literature regarding advanced assistive technologies devoted to improving elders’ life. Recent studies on assistive robots and embodied conversational agents are carefully examined in order to identify main seniors’ preferences regarding their general design. While providing data on seniors’ preferences about the design of assistive devices, main evidence on both robots and virtual agent’s appearance, abilities/functionalities, personalities, and role features are summarized and commented.
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