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Reflecting on the study of mobile collocated interactions: the changing face of wearable devices

Porcheron, Martin

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Martin Porcheron



Abstract

Wearables, unlike smartphones, typically afford increasingly private or discrete interactions that are invisible to the casual observer. This shifting paradigm of device interaction combined with the increasing popularity of wearables presents an exciting opportunity for researchers to reflect on existing qualitative methodologies employed in observational studies of mobile collocated interactions, and how these can be adapted to the changing landscape of techno- logical interaction. This position paper discusses some of these methodologies, and questions the suitability of these approaches with respect to the changing form that devices can take.

Citation

Porcheron, M. (2015). Reflecting on the study of mobile collocated interactions: the changing face of wearable devices

Conference Name Mobile Collocated Interactions With Wearables workshop at MobileHCI '15
Acceptance Date Jun 11, 2015
Publication Date Aug 24, 2015
Deposit Date Jul 29, 2016
Publicly Available Date Jul 29, 2016
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Keywords collaboration, collocated interactions, mobile devices, smartphones, socialising, ubiquity, wearables
Public URL http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/35505
Publisher URL http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?doid=2786567.2794345
Copyright Statement Copyright information regarding this work can be found at the following address: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/end_user_agreement.pdf
Additional Information Workshop was part of Mobile HCI 2015 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services. August 24th-27th, Copenhagen, Denmark

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