What colour is 'exercise?' Designing multimodal reminders for the home

Williamson, J. R., McGee-Lennon, M. and Brewster, S. (2012) What colour is 'exercise?' Designing multimodal reminders for the home. In: Extended Abstracts: The 30th ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), Austin, TX, USA, 5-10 May 2012. ACM: New York, NY, pp. 2459-2464. ISBN 9781450310161 (doi: 10.1145/2212776.2223819)

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When designing home care systems to keep individuals independent in their homes longer, multimodal interaction provides a compelling approach to creating an enjoyable and usable experience. Previous work in multimodal home care systems has looked at how reminders might be disruptive [1] or socially appropriate [5]. However, previous work has not looked specifically at how reminder content is paired with a multimodal presentation, especially when that presentation is not speech or text based, for example an abstract visual or olfactory presentation. In order to explore these issues, we completed a survey that focused on how the content of a reminder might affect a variety of factors such as appropriateness, importance and annoyance. Building on this survey, we are currently completing a series of focus groups that looks at how users pair reminders with multimodal presentations.

Item Type:Book Sections
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:McGee-Lennon, Dr Marilyn and Williamson, Dr Julie and Brewster, Professor Stephen
Authors: Williamson, J. R., McGee-Lennon, M., and Brewster, S.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science
Journal Name:International Journal of Audiology
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