Augmented places: exploring human experience of technology at the boundary between physical and digital worlds

CIOLFI, Luigina (2011). Augmented places: exploring human experience of technology at the boundary between physical and digital worlds. In: JAMES-CHAKRABORTY, Kathleen and STRUMPER-KROBB, Sabine, (eds.) Crossing Borders. Space Beyond Disciplines. New York, Peter Lang, 205-222.

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Abstract

This chapter presents a reflection on how lived space, 18place 19 (according to its phenomenological definition), is defined experientially by the ever-increasing mix of physical and digital elements that characterize contemporary life, and suggests that a multidisciplinary approach is needed to inform the design of novel interactive technologies. Such an approach is necessary to study place experience and technology, in order to design appropriate and engaging interactive systems for everyday life. The perspective is that of Interaction Designers, the experts who seek to understand and support meaningful interactions between human users and digital technologies with an emphasis on human activities and needs, rather than on the technology per se.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute > Communication and Computing Research Centre
Depositing User: Luigina Ciolfi
Date Deposited: 28 Jan 2013 15:26
Last Modified: 28 Jan 2013 15:26
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/6599

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