Paul Watson<br />Director SiDE<br />Professor of Computer Science<br />Newcastle University<br />
Misery<br />Loss of £Bs from economy<br />
Digital Technologies<br />Social Inclusion<br />
New Technologies<br />New technologies have the potential to make a positive impact on excluded people<br />Pervasive comp...
£12M Research “Hub”<br />Research Councils UK funded<br />1 of 3 UK Digital Economy Hubs<br />2009-2014<br />Newcastle & D...
Project Structure<br />
Users<br />Users are at the centre of our work<br />Co-production : researchers + users<br />User Pool of 3,000<br />“Year...
Professor Vicki Hanson, University of Dundee<br />
Accessibility<br />Can we deliver accessible interfaces & product design?<br />Can we develop IT skills in excluded groups...
Dundee User Centre<br />
Can we help older people to remain mobile?<br />Professor Phil Blythe, Newcastle University<br />
Real-Time Telemetry<br />TRIP SUMMARY<br />Power Consumed (.0611KWh)<br />Average Temperature (4)<br />Break Pedal Pressed...
Helping Older Drivers<br />Identify long-term trends?<br />cognitive impairments<br />Short-term problems<br />Drugs effec...
Can we use creative media to re-engage excluded young people in society?<br />Professor Atau Tanaka, Newcastle University<...
Interactive Music Making with Young People<br />Acclimatisation<br />Introduction to Sampling <br />Creation<br />Publish ...
Generator Music pilot<br />
Can we use pervasive technologies to allow people to stay longer in their own homes?<br />Professor Patrick Olivier, Newca...
Dementia<br />“Gets the kettle, fills it, switches it on…But then she’ll stand there, and I’ll say – ‘what are you doing n...
Ambient Kitchen<br />
SIDE Summary<br />Digital Economy currently not benefitting all<br />Our aim is to transform lives<br />focus on research ...
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  • Paul Watson on 'Inclusion through the Digital Economy'

    1. 1. Paul Watson<br />Director SiDE<br />Professor of Computer Science<br />Newcastle University<br />
    2. 2. Misery<br />Loss of £Bs from economy<br />
    3. 3. Digital Technologies<br />Social Inclusion<br />
    4. 4. New Technologies<br />New technologies have the potential to make a positive impact on excluded people<br />Pervasive computing<br />Cloud computing<br />Mobile communications<br />Our research aims to realise that potential<br />
    5. 5. £12M Research “Hub”<br />Research Councils UK funded<br />1 of 3 UK Digital Economy Hubs<br />2009-2014<br />Newcastle & Dundee Universities<br />Working with many external groups<br />public, private & 3rd sector<br />
    6. 6. Project Structure<br />
    7. 7. Users<br />Users are at the centre of our work<br />Co-production : researchers + users<br />User Pool of 3,000<br />“Years Ahead” NE Regional Forum on Ageing<br />key partner<br />
    8. 8. Professor Vicki Hanson, University of Dundee<br />
    9. 9. Accessibility<br />Can we deliver accessible interfaces & product design?<br />Can we develop IT skills in excluded groups?<br />Accessibility<br />
    10. 10. Dundee User Centre<br />
    11. 11. Can we help older people to remain mobile?<br />Professor Phil Blythe, Newcastle University<br />
    12. 12. Real-Time Telemetry<br />TRIP SUMMARY<br />Power Consumed (.0611KWh)<br />Average Temperature (4)<br />Break Pedal Pressed (996)<br />Distance (8.4 km)<br />Speed (34 km/h)<br />Carbon foot print (6.972 g)<br />
    13. 13. Helping Older Drivers<br />Identify long-term trends?<br />cognitive impairments<br />Short-term problems<br />Drugs effects<br />Assistive technologies<br />
    14. 14. Can we use creative media to re-engage excluded young people in society?<br />Professor Atau Tanaka, Newcastle University<br />
    15. 15. Interactive Music Making with Young People<br />Acclimatisation<br />Introduction to Sampling <br />Creation<br />Publish remix online<br />Peer commentary<br />Virtual economies<br />
    16. 16. Generator Music pilot<br />
    17. 17. Can we use pervasive technologies to allow people to stay longer in their own homes?<br />Professor Patrick Olivier, Newcastle University<br />
    18. 18. Dementia<br />“Gets the kettle, fills it, switches it on…But then she’ll stand there, and I’ll say – ‘what are you doing now?’ and I’ve jogged her memory again…She gets the coffee jar, and she’ll take the top off the jar. And she’ll look at it and think ‘what am I doing with this off for?”<br />
    19. 19. Ambient Kitchen<br />
    20. 20.
    21. 21. SIDE Summary<br />Digital Economy currently not benefitting all<br />Our aim is to transform lives<br />focus on research into harnessing new technologies<br />to benefit the socially excluded<br />Creating Centre of Excellence in Digital Inclusion<br />multi-disciplinary team essential<br />

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