A video conferencing system based on WebRTC for seniors

Chuan Yen Chiang, Yen Lin Chen, Pei Shiun Tsai, Shyan-Ming Yuan

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Abstract

With the technology growing, traditional communication way is insufficient to meet everyone needs. Video chatting is gradually become more and more popular. There are many mature and free video chatting tools to use on the internet. However, for senior citizens, learning news is much more difficult, none of them are design for senior citizens, so that it is too hard for elder to use it, it is result in the elder have no wish to learn new things. Therefore, in this thesis, we focus on the needs of elder adults, this study use HTML5 and WebRTC to propose a video chatting system designed for senior citizens, the elder can video chatting without complex operation. In addition, we also combine it into the television, the elder can use remoter controller to watch television and chat to people at the same time. After chatting, the system will upload the chatting video to server and elder can share it to friends. In the experiment, the result shows that the senior citizens is interesting in this system, also, the elder thinks that the system is very useful, feel comfortable to use it. They can learn this system quickly.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - 1st International Conference on Trustworthy Systems and Their Applications, TSA 2014
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages51-56
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781479965663
DOIs
StatePublished - 13 Nov 2014
Event1st International Conference on Trustworthy Systems and Their Applications, TSA 2014 - Taichung, Taiwan
Duration: 9 Jun 201410 Jun 2014

Publication series

NameProceedings - 1st International Conference on Trustworthy Systems and Their Applications, TSA 2014

Conference

Conference1st International Conference on Trustworthy Systems and Their Applications, TSA 2014
CountryTaiwan
CityTaichung
Period9/06/1410/06/14

Keywords

  • HTML 5
  • Video chatting
  • WebRTC

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    Chiang, C. Y., Chen, Y. L., Tsai, P. S., & Yuan, S-M. (2014). A video conferencing system based on WebRTC for seniors. In Proceedings - 1st International Conference on Trustworthy Systems and Their Applications, TSA 2014 (pp. 51-56). [6956711] (Proceedings - 1st International Conference on Trustworthy Systems and Their Applications, TSA 2014). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/TSA.2014.17