Bridge - 2019

This project deals on the topic of growing social isolation in an aged society. Especially for older people contact to society, neighbours and family is a essential factor for physical and mental health. But with a growing change towards a digital world, social media channels replace the spoken word. „bridge“ reconnects elderly with their surrounding and allows them to be part of a social media driven community. Exchange with children and friends as well as the excess to the favourite music, and other applications is made possible by an easy to use interface as well as a manageable hardware. Additionally the device functions can be configured and extended within an app on external support devices. Furthermore its imaginable that nursing homes provide individual entertainment or use it as part of their rehab program.