Improving the Process for Developing Augmented Objects: An HCI Perspective

  • Gustavo López
  • Mariana López
  • Luis A. Guerrero
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8276)


The process of designing and creating fine Augmented Objects is not an easy task. In this paper we state that Augmented Objects are just interfaces for specific software systems. In this way, the process of design, construction and testing of Augmented Objects should be part of a Software Engineering methodology, likewise Human Computer Interaction deals with software interfaces. A previously proposed methodology for creating Augmented Objects was evaluated. Three new augmented objects were created. Advantages and disadvantages for using this methodology for creating no-traditional interfaces are reported.


Ambient Intelligence Augmented Objects Ubiquitous Computing HCI 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gustavo López
    • 1
  • Mariana López
    • 1
  • Luis A. Guerrero
    • 1
  1. 1.Centro de Investigaciones en Tecnologías de la Información y Comunicación, Escuela de Ciencias de la Computación e InformáticaUniversidad de Costa RicaCosta Rica

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