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Emotions as a System Regulator for Sustainability: Designing a Tangible Device Capable to Enable Connections

  • Flavio Montagner
  • Paolo Tamborrini
  • Andrea Di Salvo
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 824)

Abstract

The research refers to two different initial topics of interest. On the one hand the large-scale diffusion of tracking devices and the growing interest to-wards the movement for the personal quantification, led us to the hypothesis that devices could autonomously analyze not only physical field related data, but also those related to emotions. On the other hand, the development of an intangible and interface-free system that aims to shape the environment around us according to our needs, hypothetically doesn’t require our direct intervention. A so called zero user interface system. In this scenario, the presence of data related to our emotional state, generally referred as mood, could be useful to regulate a system otherwise based on a single automated collection of exogenous values. In this paper we will focus on both on how this theoretical system will work and impact on the sustainability, and how to collect this data in a ideal way.

Keywords

Wearables Sustainability Zero UI 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.DAD Department of Architecture and DesignPolitecnico di TorinoTurinItaly

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