“Siri, did I leave the oven on?” Experience Design for the Connected Home

A session at IA Summit 2013

Saturday 6th April, 2013

1:30pm to 2:30pm (EST)

For a long time, smart homes were only for geeks or the rich. But mass market retailers are now starting to bring out affordable connected domestic hardware and services to help consumers understand their energy use, control heating/cooling and appliances, and make their homes safer and more secure. It will soon be normal to turn lights and appliances on and off from your smartphone, and set your burglar alarm over the web.

But the home is a challenging environment: it’s often a shared space inhabited by people with different needs and goals, and the rigid structures of technology driven systems don’t fit the way most of us run our home lives.

In this talk, I’ll introduce what connected home technologies can do, why the UX is often unsympathetic to our home lives and how we might improve it, and general learnings on designing interconnected, embedded systems that can be applied to other types of multi-device service too.

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Claire Rowland

Independent UX/product consultant specialising in #IoT. Lead author of Designing Connected Products (O'Reilly).

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30 attendees

  • Andrew Hinton
  • Aya Izraely-Levi
  • Jeon
  • Carolina Janovik
  • Carrianne Tuckley
  • Catharine Robertson
  • Claire Rowland
  • Christian Sosa-Lanz
  • Erika Mosher
  • Erin Junge
  • Marko Mrdjenovič
  • Yeori Yoon
  • Sunghyun Jang(장성현)
  • Jeremy Burton
  • Jim Lane
  • Jacco Nieuwland
  • Marcia Morelli
  • martijn van loon
  • David Whittle
  • mrgcohen
  • John Cruice
  • Rob Fay
  • Samara
  • Scott Root
  • Sarah Deighan
  • shelby bower
  • Thomas Wendt
  • Vauxhall Show
  • Stephanie Schuhmacher
  • Avi Itzkovitch

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  • Allison Menjivar
  • Boon Chew
  • Ferry den Dopper
  • Kaleem
  • Kevin M. Hoffman
  • Sergio Martinez
  • Thomas Vander Wal

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Time 1:30pm2:30pm EST

Date Sat 6th April 2013


Harborside Ballroom C, Baltimore Marriott Waterfront

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