Embodied Interaction with IoT – Presented by Caroline Hummels, TU/e

Caroline Hummels

Embodied Interaction with IoT – Presented by Caroline Hummels, Eindhoven University of Technology, department of Industrial Design, at The Internet of People Event which will take place on December 15, 2016, Designhuis, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

Internet, IoT and now IoP. Are they mainly buzzwords, or an indication that we are moving from a technology-oriented perspective to a human perspective? More specifically, can this stimulate an embodied being-in-the-world perspective on technology, where meaning is created in interaction with each other and our lifeworld. In this talk I will show the potential of taking an embodied interaction perspective towards IoT.

About Caroline Hummels

Caroline is professor Design and Theory for Transformative Qualities at the department of Industrial Design and heading the Designing Quality in Interaction group at the TU/e. Her activities concentrate on designing and researching transformative qualities in products and systems, including related frameworks, methods and tools, with a focus on embodied interaction

About Eindhoven University of Technology 

Eindhoven University of Technology is a leading, international, specialized in engineering science & technology. It offers excellent teaching and research and contributes to the advancement of technical sciences and research to the developing of technological innovations and the growth of wealth and prosperity both in its region and beyond.

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