In the last months we have been introducing people to some home sensor devices, wrist wearables (pedometers), mood buttons (as described above), and data sharing interfaces, to determine their acceptability and perceived usefulness, and asking them what information they would and wouldn’t share with their family, support network, and healthcare professionals. We plan to write the results of these discussions up as a paper on smart home technology acceptance based on the common themes of questions that participants raised.

Age UK Exeter Circles of Support Study

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