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Author Uğur, Seçil, author

Title Wearing embodied emotions : a practice based design research on wearable technology / Seçil Uğur
Published Milan ; New York : Springer, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 106 pages) : illustrations
Series SpringerBriefs in applied sciences and technology, PoliMI SpringerBriefs
SpringerBriefs in applied sciences and technology. PoliMI SpringerBriefs.
Contents Introduction -- Human Body's Extensions -- Emotion, Design and Technology -- A Design Practice on Emotional Embodiment Through Wearable Technology -- Prototyping and Testing -- Conclusion
Summary Today, people are in an era of digitally mediated Human-to-Human Interaction, which cannot provide full sensorial contact and therefore, emotions cannot be communicated completely. The intimate cover of the human body, i.e. garment is the interface, where many personal traits are embodied. With the improvements in textile and electronics industry, this embodiment can be carried on a higher level, where the garments become dynamic interfaces and extensions of the human body. This book consists of a research on skin, clothes and technology as extensions of human body, emotions, technology-mediat
Analysis Computer science
Engineering design
User Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction
Industrial Design
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Wearable computers.
Embedded computer systems.
Human-computer interaction.
Computer Systems.
Sensory Aids.
User-Computer Interface.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2013930609
ISBN 9788847052475 (electronic bk.)
8847052475 (electronic bk.)