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Design and Implementation of a Usability-Framework for Smartwatches

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dc.contributor.author Zenker, Steffen
dc.contributor.author Hobert, Sebastian
dc.date.accessioned 2020-01-04T08:33:48Z
dc.date.available 2020-01-04T08:33:48Z
dc.date.issued 2020-01-07
dc.identifier.isbn 978-0-9981331-3-3
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/64554
dc.description.abstract Due to technological developments in the last decade, the class of wearable computers arose which offers innovative access to human-computer interaction. Especially smartwatches attracted attention and are established as a permanently worn computer device on many wrists nowadays. In particular, for new technologies usability is an important success factor. Although usability is a well-known domain with a long research history, unique characteristics of smartwatch applications complicate the utilization of recent usability analysis methods. Therefore, we survey recent techniques for the usability analysis, outline and respectively adapt suited approaches based on the requirements induced by the special characteristics of smartwatches. In addition, we design and implement a usability framework which facilitates the automated usability analysis for smartwatch applications in a design science research approach. Furthermore, we demonstrate the applicability of the developed framework and show the results of a usability analysis for an exemplary case study.
dc.format.extent 10 pages
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Proceedings of the 53rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
dc.subject Software Development for Mobile Devices, the Internet-of-Things, and Cyber-Physical Systems
dc.subject design
dc.subject design science research
dc.subject smartwatch
dc.subject usability
dc.title Design and Implementation of a Usability-Framework for Smartwatches
dc.type Conference Paper
dc.type.dcmi Text
dc.identifier.doi 10.24251/HICSS.2020.812
Appears in Collections: Software Development for Mobile Devices, the Internet-of-Things, and Cyber-Physical Systems


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