For seniors, web-connected computer looks like a side table

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Older people can be overwhelmed – or simply disengaged – with new technologies, and we've already seen Belgium's CareSquare provide a more user-friendly interface for the elderly. Now a new platform, called webnapperon, wants to integrate social tech more seamlessly into the lives of seniors by designing a simplified computer setup as a traditional home side table. The device consists of a picture frame that acts as a display, and a doily that is used to interact with the computer. Underneath the doily is an RFID reader and friends and family can create their own RFID tags that link to…

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