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Aesthetic as a Key dimension for designing ubiquitous entertainment systems. Presentation at UBIHOME 2005, Kyoto, Japan

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    1. 1. AestheticsA key dimension for designing ubiquitous entertainment systems Benjamin Salem, Matthias Rauterberg Industrial Design Technische Universiteit Eindhoven b.i.salem@tue.nl polywork.com/~bsalem
    2. 2. State of the art in ICT UES Major new application for ICT© 2005 By Ben Salem Pictures from the Internet℗ September 2005 By Ben Salem for UBIHOME 2005
    3. 3. User Experience • In UES, the user experience gain paramount importance and relevance • User experience should be used as a benchmark for the development of ubiquitous entertainment. • Aesthetic of the experience should be used as measurement© 2005 By Ben Salem℗ September 2005 By Ben Salem for UBIHOME 2005
    4. 4. Aesthetics • Aesthetics can be associated with beauty • In one sense aesthetic is the measurement of beauty • Featuring beauty yields aesthetic pleasantness • Aesthetics is experienced • It lies in the mind of the experience beholder • Aesthetics is the subjective assessment of the beauty of an experience© 2005 By Ben Salem℗ September 2005 By Ben Salem for UBIHOME 2005
    5. 5. A Combination • Beauty of experience translated into pleasantness of experience. • pleasantness relates to emotions triggered and their intensity • Emotions have a hedonistic bias in their occurrence • Aesthetics is any combination of: • beauty, pleasantness, emotions and satisfaction© 2005 By Ben Salem℗ September 2005 By Ben Salem for UBIHOME 2005
    6. 6. © 2005 By Ben Salem℗ September 2005 By Ben Salem for UBIHOME 2005
    7. 7. © 2005 By Ben Salem℗ September 2005 By Ben Salem for UBIHOME 2005
    8. 8. © 2005 By Ben Salem℗ September 2005 By Ben Salem for UBIHOME 2005
    9. 9. UI design© 2005 By Ben Salem℗ September 2005 By Ben Salem for UBIHOME 2005
    10. 10. Some benchmarks Focus shift Interruption Multi-tasking Segmentation Social Issues Timing Interaction...© 2005 By Ben Salem℗ September 2005 By Ben Salem for UBIHOME 2005
    11. 11. Aesthetics Experiences • Perception • Form and content • Proportions, symmetry, harmony, appearance... • Action • Movement and action • Rhythm, flow... • Cognition • thoughts, state of mind...© 2005 By Ben Salem℗ September 2005 By Ben Salem for UBIHOME 2005
    12. 12. What is beauty • Apositive experience • Generally pleasurable • Obtained through the perception of a stimulus© 2005 By Ben Salem Picture from the Internet℗ September 2005 By Ben Salem for UBIHOME 2005
    13. 13. Is beauty universal ? • Meiko Ladies and Aphrodite (goddess of beauty, love and fertility)© 2005 By Ben Salem Pictures from the Internet℗ September 2005 By Ben Salem for UBIHOME 2005
    14. 14. A confusing reality?© 2005 By Ben Salem℗ September 2005 By Ben Salem for UBIHOME 2005
    15. 15. A Universal Value ? BBC News: Technology Last Updated: Wednesday, 21 September 2005, 05:41 GMT 06:41 UK Naked profits: Mobile phone operators tap into porn© 2005 By Ben Salem℗ September 2005 By Ben Salem for UBIHOME 2005

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