Intel Virtual Tea Room

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Intel launched a pilot scheme that uses a touch-screen computers or tablets to allow older people to participate in a “virtual tea room” in 2010.
 
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The Tea Room allowed isolation older people to talk to friends and family as well as talk to others in their neighbourhood from the comfort of their own home.
 
With tablets becoming more affordable the company hopes the software will help isolated older people to make new connections.
 
http://www.ehi.co.uk/news/ehi/5058

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