Increase social engagement between nursing home residents and the people they care about.
The number of nursing homes equipped with wi-fi services is increasing at a high rate. While many residents would love to have smart phones, tablets and computers, they simply cannot afford them. The average guest has about only $30 to their name every month, and most would rather spend that money on things like birthday presents for grandchildren than to save the money for themselves.
-Wants to be in constant contact with loved ones
-Wants to connect with people unable to visit
-Wants to be up to date with current events
-Wants to share photos/stories of family
-Make communication in nursing homes easier than ever
-Create and reestablish connections
-Increase amount of nursing home visitors
-Raise overall happiness among residents
The Facebook brand is dedicated to connecting people. In recent years the brand has gone to great lengths to ensure all people have access to the service.
-Residents have low to no income
-High theft rate in nursing homes
-Low tech knowledge among residents
-High rate of residents with disabilities
About 90% of all nursing home residents have a television which opens up a unique opportunity to build from there.
Facebook Horizon is a Plug & Play TV Interface designed to create a guided social network experience for seniors, at the lowest possible cost.
Horizon has core Facebook features, such as newsfeed browsing, photo sharing, and video calling; this creates a life changing experience for nursing home residents who will now have access to their friends and family at the touch of a button.
The remote serves as a familiar input method for seniors. The remote is tailored to crafting the easiest experience for users.
Easy to install on any television. There will be a HDMI lock on each device to prevent theft. There is a USB port on the left side of the logo.
Will be connected via USB to HDMI Plug-In. The camera is only available with the premium Facebook Horizon bundle which runs about $20 higher in price.
Over 75% of all nursing home residents have some level of vision loss. The average resident's television is thirty inches or less. Both of these factors call for unique design decisions to be made.
Big, bold and...functional.
Concepting / UX / UI / System Design / Prototyping