From Imagination to Experience: The Role of Feasibility Studies in Gathering Requirements for Ambient Intelligent Products

  • Andrés Lucero
  • Tatiana Lashina
  • Elmo Diederiks
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3295)


From a User-Centered Design perspective, technology pushes are often regarded to as negative because the ideas behind these pushes not always address user needs, often causing products to fail in the market. Feasibility studies help close the gap between technology pushes and demand pulls. By inviting users to witness feasibility studies in an early stage of a design process, participants not only are able to provide input long before full functionality has been developed, but it also allows them to make that important step from imagining what an Ambient Intelligent product can do for them in their daily lives, to actually experiencing it.


Feasibility Study User Study Lighting System Colour Temperature Full Functionality 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrés Lucero
    • 1
  • Tatiana Lashina
    • 2
  • Elmo Diederiks
    • 2
  1. 1.Technical University of EindhovenEindhovenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Philips Research EindhovenEindhovenThe Netherlands

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