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Free software at the service of elder people

Speaker(s) : Damien Broqua
Date : Tuesday 6 July 2010 Schedule : 15h40 Duration : 20 minutes
Place: Bat. A22 - Salle 117
Transversal topics: Accessibility


Following the 2008 RMLL in Mont-de-Marsan, Landinux association was asked by the Landes local Council to lead a pilot project. This project aimed at implemented computers in old’s people homes. The goal is to strengthen the links between elderly persons and their families through the uses of Internet.

Each old’s people home selected to be part of the experimentation receives one PC unit as well as a laptop, to facilitate access for people with low mobility. The first implementation of a PC unit took place in octobre 2009.

The Speaker:

Damien Broqua, président of the association Landinux