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User Experience Design
"We can't expect our culture to be something we're not"
Silka is a user experience designer who loves to creatively solve real problems using the latest technologies and UX practices that are destined to shape our world, generally with startups or new products.
An award winning designer, silka has over 15 years experience that has encompassed fortune 100 companies and some of the world's leading design consultancies.
Silka's unique background combines fine arts, industrial design and entrepreneurship. This combines to bring a fresh perspective to interaction design that has a proven track record. Through the design process, she has an ability to make a surprising connection that ‘works’.
Specialties: Experience design; Interaction design; desktop, device and web; prototyping; visual design; product design, user research.
Rober Jennings, 86, says, "It's a wonderful system for helping older people to stay independent as long as possible.". Senors + data can help elderly stay independent and reduce the cost of medical care.
Meena. Thanks so much your feedback & insights. I totally agree this idea is not just for older people it's for people who have a health related issues. I was prompted to write this idea after asking several people (between 20 -50 yrs) what was the trigger that made you start using a fitness device such as the UP by Jawbone? Everyone said a health issue. I love that your parents use an iPad. Mine use iPhones because they love trying out new technologies. We need to be careful (as Apple did) not to provide solutions labeled 'for the old' or looking that way either.
BTW. Check out http://www.mylively.com/ - They are launching a beautiful in-home motion sensor network connected by a central wi-fi hub.