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Technical University of Vienna develops O.A.P-iPad

Austrian students have shown some creative flair. A group led by Prof. Wolfgang Zagler has developed a tablet computer designed for pensioners.

In order to overcome the fear of technology, the O.A.P-iPad is hidden in a picture frame and shows a clock or photo on stand-by.

The device can be used for making video calls, for surfing the Internet and checking the weather, and also for sending texts and controlling things such as the heating and lights.

You can also call the emergency services by simply touching a symbol. The highlight is that, to make a call, you simply need to touch the photo of the person that you want to contact. The camera could also be used for doctors to examine their patients at home.

The University Centre for Applied Assisted Technology is currently looking for a partner for mass production, distribution and support.

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