Soft, Embodied, Situated & Connected

Oscar Tomico, Danielle Wilde

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Resumé

Soft wearables include clothing and textile-based accessories that incorporate smart textiles and soft electronic interfaces to enable responsive and interactive experiences. When designed well, they leverage the cultural, sociological and material qualities of textiles, fashion and dress; diverse capabilities and meanings of the body; as well as the qualities and capabilities afforded by smart and programmable elements. Textiles behave in particular ways. They are part of culture. No matter a person’s views on fashion or dress, they will have an intimate relationship with textiles, as they are one of the few products worn much of the time, close to the body. When designing wearables a designer must consider a range of requirements that do not typically demand focus when designing products that are not worn, including: a particular sensitivity for material details; an eye for fit and comfort on bodies with perhaps diverse and idiosyncratic movement capabilities; openness to a diversity of meanings that may be generated; and consideration of wearers’ intimate relations with technology. In this paper we discuss the opportunities and challenges of designing and using soft wearables, applying notions of situatedness and personal meaning-making to understand and posit values in relation to outcomes. We present three design cases focusing respectively on body, material, and context; and reflect on how the different design approaches might impact use. Finally, we reflect on how embodied and collocated interactions might extend understanding of how to frame wearables research
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelProceedings of the 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services : Mobile HCI
ForlagAssociation for Computing Machinery
Publikationsdato24. aug. 2015
Sider1179-1186
ISBN (Elektronisk)978-1-4503-3653-6
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 24. aug. 2015
Begivenhed17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services Adjunct - København, Danmark
Varighed: 24. aug. 201527. aug. 2015

Konference

Konference17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services Adjunct
LandDanmark
ByKøbenhavn
Periode24/08/201527/08/2015

Fingeraftryk

clothing
electronics
human being
demand
interaction
Values
experience
time

Citer dette

Tomico, O., & Wilde, D. (2015). Soft, Embodied, Situated & Connected. I Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services: Mobile HCI (s. 1179-1186). Association for Computing Machinery. https://doi.org/10.1145/2786567.2794351
Tomico, Oscar ; Wilde, Danielle. / Soft, Embodied, Situated & Connected. Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services: Mobile HCI. Association for Computing Machinery, 2015. s. 1179-1186
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Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services: Mobile HCI. Association for Computing Machinery, 2015. s. 1179-1186.

Publikation: Bidrag til bog/antologi/rapport/konference-proceedingKonferencebidrag i proceedingsForskningpeer review

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