Exploring Future IoT for Families through End User Development: Applying Do-It-Together Practises to Reveal Family Dynamics in Technology Adoption

Verweij, David (2019) Exploring Future IoT for Families through End User Development: Applying Do-It-Together Practises to Reveal Family Dynamics in Technology Adoption. In: Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: Glasgow, Scotland Uk — May 04 - 09, 2019. CHI EA (19). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, DC17. ISBN 9781450359719

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Abstract

Industry and research increasingly explore opportunities to make our homes smart, e.g. through the Internet of Things (IoT). Technological developments nurture this rise of smart products, seemingly corresponding to households' needs. Yet, these domestic environments remain a complex domain to study or design for. This work explores the understudied complexity of families' needs and values in relation to connected and smart technology, in particular as a multi-user group. By leveraging participatory and do-it-yourself practices, I aim to engage families in discussion - and empower them to externalize and reflect upon their views. As such, I can study their reflective practices to reveal (tacit) understandings and (latent) needs which informs future developments in smart home technologies.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Smart Homes, Internet of Things, Do-it-Yourself, Research through design, End-User Development
Subjects: G400 Computer Science
W200 Design studies
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Computer and Information Sciences
Depositing User: Paul Burns
Date Deposited: 03 Apr 2019 16:46
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2019 08:49
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/38736

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