New products are transforming the experience of ageing. Demographic change is a force creating new attitudes and altering life styles. Products must be developed in order to improve quality of life and meet the functional requirements of the elderly. Older people are increasing their demands for manageability and becoming experienced consumers calling for products suited to their needs.
Light-generating SmartProducts using different technologies, pressure sensors integrated into different surfaces, materials that adapt to different situations are technological contributions that increase the usability of traditional products.