Technology adoption factors for older adults: An exploratory gerontechnology study

Pei Lee Teh, Saramma Joseph, Pervaiz K Ahmed, Alan Hoi-Shou Chan, Soon Nyean Cheong, Wen Jiun Yap

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    Abstract

    This study aims to explore the underlying factors of older adults technology resistance through qualitative exploratory method. A total of 139 older adults in Malaysia have been interviewed. The findings of this study shed light into these older adults experiences with new technology and factors affecting their technology adoption. The preliminary findings are reported and discussed.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of the 15th International Conference on Electronic Business, ICEB 2015: Internet of Things
    EditorsTimon C Du, J H Cheng
    Place of PublicationSan Luis Obispo CA USA
    PublisherInternational Consortium for Electronic Business
    Pages401 - 405
    Number of pages5
    Publication statusPublished - 2015
    EventInternational Conference on e-Business 2015 - Hyatt Regency Hotel, ShaTin, Hong Kong
    Duration: 6 Dec 201510 Dec 2015
    http://dsme.baf.cuhk.edu.hk/iceb2015/

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    ConferenceInternational Conference on e-Business 2015
    Abbreviated titleICEB 2015
    CountryHong Kong
    CityShaTin
    Period6/12/1510/12/15
    OtherProceedings of the 15th International Conference on Electronic Business, ICEB 2015: Internet of Things
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