Download PDF by Sara Colombo: Dynamic Products: Shaping Information to Engage and Persuade

By Sara Colombo

ISBN-10: 3319331167

ISBN-13: 9783319331164

ISBN-10: 3319331175

ISBN-13: 9783319331171

This publication explores how dynamic adjustments in items' sensory beneficial properties can be utilized to exhibit info to the consumer in a good and fascinating means. the purpose is to provide the reader with a transparent knowing of a massive rising region of analysis and perform in product layout, known as dynamic items, that's starting up new percentages for the mixing of product layout with electronic and shrewdpermanent applied sciences and delivering a substitute for using electronic interfaces. Dynamic items are artifacts exhibiting sensory features – visible, tactile, auditory, or olfactory – that adjust in a proactive and reversible excess of time, addressing a number of of the user's senses. The reader will study why and the way to speak through such dynamic items. Their power merits and obstacles are pointed out and layout instruments are proposed to help the layout task. it really is was hoping that the e-book will stimulate the layout neighborhood to mirror upon the ever extra compelling have to merge the digital and the cloth within the info society by means of exploiting technological chances so one can create extra significant and related to experiences.

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Dynamic features such these have been embedded into products for a long time, and, although they have communicative purposes, they are standardized media, which do not add a lot to the user experience. They are not able to create 40 3 The Emerging Area of Dynamic Products those moments of magic and surprise typical of dynamic products, they do not use metaphors, analogies or associations, and they are not intended to be poetic or aesthetically pleasant, but, again, have only a functional intent.

2004; Jensen et al. 2005; Hornecker and Buur 2006; Baskinger and Gross 2010). Such movements were mainly based on the assumption that the digital world lacks the richness of the sensory world, because physical objects address all the senses and, in addition to vision, they have many other features, such as sound, smell, weight, texture, etc. Therefore, compared to digital objects, the physical ones have a higher potential for expressiveness (Djajadiningrat et al. 2004). In order to solve the problems related to GUIs, these research strands started attempting to reconnect the virtual to the real.

The main reason that called for bridging digital and physical is that an increasing number of scholars interpreted the language of Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs) as too rigid, limiting, and alienating. As a consequence, they started to found and explore diverging movements in response to the growing diffusion of such bi-dimensional and visual media (Holmquist et al. 2004; Jensen et al. 2005; Hornecker and Buur 2006; Baskinger and Gross 2010). Such movements were mainly based on the assumption that the digital world lacks the richness of the sensory world, because physical objects address all the senses and, in addition to vision, they have many other features, such as sound, smell, weight, texture, etc.

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