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Design for Elderly Friendly: Mobile Phone Application and Design that Suitable for Elderly

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
Volume 95 - Number 3
Year of Publication: 2014
Mohamad Faisal Mohamed Yusof
Nurhanani Romli
Mohd Faiz Mohamed Yusof

Mohamad Faisal Mohamed Yusof, Nurhanani Romli and Mohd Faiz Mohamed Yusof. Article: Design for Elderly Friendly: Mobile Phone Application and Design that Suitable for Elderly. International Journal of Computer Applications 95(3):28-31, June 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Mohamad Faisal Mohamed Yusof and Nurhanani Romli and Mohd Faiz Mohamed Yusof},
	title = {Article: Design for Elderly Friendly: Mobile Phone Application and Design that Suitable for Elderly},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {95},
	number = {3},
	pages = {28-31},
	month = {June},
	note = {Full text available}


The mobile phone design currently is always lack of concern towards the usability of the elderly. The elderly always having problem in understanding and using the mobile phone cause by this lack of study in understanding the needs of the older people. This paper provides the information related with the concept and issues related with the mobile phone design. The other topic in this paper is the application that suitable to be design in the mobile phone for the elderly. The function that need by this elderly is limited compare to the younger people. The elderly needs the mobile phones that have the design that suitable with their needs without concerning about the fashion or styles.


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