Wednesday, 20 June 2012

DEVICE – DEsign for Vulnerable generatIons: Children and Elderly

DEVICE is an Erasmus Multilateral Projects funded by the European Commission within the Lifelong Learning Program.
DEVICE was launched on the 1st of October 2011 in response to a need recognized by the European Commission to help companiesand academic research centres to focus on vulnerable generations from hardware to software, usability and user-centred design.
The project aspires to bridge traditional industrial design programs with ergonomics, usability concepts and user experience approaches with a specific focus on vulnerable generations.
It intends to address the need to modernize and develop educational programs with a specific focus on vulnerable generations and, ultimately, being a milestone towards the modernization of design education.