Books provide a tangible, familiar interface for reminiscence. We are co-designing with older people from a care home in Bristol to produce photo books based on their memories. As well as text and images, the pages also contain AR triggers, which allow the reader to access audio and video giving an extra dimension to the reminiscences.
This is part of a research project via the University of Bristol called Tangible Memories, which aims to improve the lives of older people living in care homes by developing digital technologies to enable the sharing, discussion and creation of stories.
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