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Smart Garments – the Issue of Usability and Aesthetics

    2013
English In this position paper, important issues to consider for the development of smart garments are addressed. A special emphasis is placed on usability and its evaluation in a user-centered design approach. Different factors influencing the outcomes of usability tests are discussed. The effect of design aesthetics as a very important influencing factor in usability tests is addressed in detail and its potential influence on the outcomes of usability evaluations of smart garments is discussed. The paper concludes with recommendations for the development of usable and enjoyable smart garments.
Faculty
Faculté des lettres
Department
Département de Psychologie
Language
  • English
Classification
Psychology
License
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Identifiers
  • RERO DOC 32840
Persistent URL
https://folia.unifr.ch/unifr/documents/303094
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