Technology probes: inspiring design for and with families
2003 (English)In: Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems, New York, NY: ACM , 2003, 17-24 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
We describe a new method for use in the process of co-designing technologies with users called technology probes. Technology probes are simple, flexible, adaptable technologies with three interdisciplinary goals: the social science goal of understanding the needs and desires of users in a real-world setting, the engineering goal of field-testing the technology, and the design goal of inspiring users and researchers to think about new technologies. We present the results of designing and deploying two technology probes, the messageProbe and the videoProbe, with diverse families in France, Sweden, and the U.S. We conclude with our plans for creating new technologies for and with families based on our experiences.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
New York, NY: ACM , 2003. 17-24 p.
Computer and Information Science
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-11257DOI: 10.1145/642611.642616ISBN: 1-58113-630-7OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-11257DiVA: diva2:271591
Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, April 5-10, 2003
QC 201102182009-10-122009-10-122011-02-18Bibliographically approved