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Show me who was at my door and left me a message. Fifthplay's smart building concept.

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Show me who was at my door and left me a message. Fifthplay's smart building concept.

  1. 1. Show me who was at my door and left me a message fi"hplay’s
smart
building
concept Lore Nuyens Everyday life is changing 1
  2. 2. Feeling secure •  Someone rings my doorbell •  My toddler is asleep •  While I am not at home •  Was there someone at the door? •  Did the gardener close the gate properly? •  Did a stranger try to get into my house? Ordering over Internet & delivery at home •  Common business •  Even more convenient •  Goods are delivered, even when I am not at home •  Fresh fruit and vegetables are kept cool •  Laundry is picked up and delivered the next day, ironed nicely and smoothly 2
  3. 3. Control HVAC, lights, audio, video, security •  Houses are equipped with home automation systems, sensors, switches, remote controls, ... •  Individual solutions or do they ‘speak’ to each other? •  I left the house - Are the lights switched off automatically? •  I forgot the coffee machine - Can I turn it off remotely? Monitoring health •  Getting older, but don’t want to depend on other people •  Sensible, safe and sound •  Call for help in case of emergency •  Monitor my health myself •  Easily get in touch with a care provider 3
  4. 4. Who will help me with all that new technology? 4
  5. 5. fifthplay’s smart building concept 1/2 •  Platform in multi-dwelling residences •  Monitor •  Communicate Access control Home safety and home monitoring Lighting and appliance control Shopping and convenience management Care & wellness service fifthplay’s smart building concept 2/2 •  Fully equipped buildings •  Internet connection & intra-building network •  Touch screen •  Bridge between consumer and technology •  Directly accessible •  Easy to use, clear, intuitive •  Consistent •  ‘Granny-proof’ 5
  6. 6. Why Human Interface Group? •  Mix of services •  Designing user interfaces •  Developing user documentation •  Training users and company’s staff •  Human Interface Design Users Easy access 6
  7. 7. Home Page Complexity behind the scenes 7
  8. 8. Complexity behind the scenes •  Complex functionality and structure behind the scenes •  Home page •  Modules •  Settings button •  Feedback •  Status of a module •  Number of incoming calls or messages Comforting feeling 8
  9. 9. Messages & Home Monitor Design patterns •  Not always widely know design patterns available •  Consistency throughout the application •  Helpful •  Users: learn once, reuse the next time •  Developers: library of design patterns •  Same screen layout, workflow, navigation, content zones •  And similar, yet different content 9
  10. 10. Direct control Home Control 10
  11. 11. Floor Plan •  Fit onto screen, regardless of the dimensions, number of floors, number of components •  Tabs for different floors or parts of the house •  1 layer with all components •  Different layers for each component for complex situations •  Stay up to date •  List of components, categorized by floor and room Guidance 11
  12. 12. Messages & Home Monitor Intrusion Detection – Settings 12
  13. 13. Workflow arrows •  Wizard-like interface •  Split up steps into several screens •  Over the top, too little information •  Workflow arrows •  Better overview •  Guidance •  Color indicates the flow Conclusion 13
  14. 14. Conclusion •  Smart building concept •  Touch screen •  Community Feeling
of
safety
 Well‐being
 Elegant
 User‐friendly

 Comfor9ng

 Non‐intrusive
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  15. 15. lore.nuyens@higroup.com De Regenboog 11 B-2800 Mechelen www.higroup.com Tel +32 (0)15 40 01 38 Fax +32 (0)15 42 27 09 15

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