Design Fiction for Real-World Connected Wearables
The 5th ACM Workshop on Wearable Systems and Applications - WearSys '19
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Oliver, H. (2019). Design Fiction for Real-World Connected Wearables. The 5th ACM Workshop on Wearable Systems and Applications - WearSys '19 https://doi.org/10.1145/3325424.3329664
Wearable IoT technology has too much potential to be limited to a wristband. How can we design wearables with more variety while still providing value to the user? We describe a work in progress to develop a novel method of Participatory Design Fiction to inspire a real-world, everyday wearable IoT system. We show how this has led to a greater understanding of our users’ needs, resulting in a technology probe for an everyday wearable IoT system that works towards meeting those needs.
Doctoral studentship funded by The Alan Turing Institute. Research activity funded by the University of Cambridge Department of Computer Science and Technology.
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External DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3325424.3329664
This record's URL: https://www.repository.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/293191
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