Ambient intelligence: the next generation of user centeredness

XII.4 July + August 2005
Page: 50
Digital Citation

Interaction contextualized in space


Authors:
Marco Susani

"Architecture has to be an object of our memory, and that memory is a form of architecture."¬óLouise Bourgeois, artist and sculptor Original interactions with personal computers focused on doing (writing a document, making calculations on a spread sheet...), and its physical context was a single individual user sitting in front of his or her computer, isolated from the surrounding physical space. Today, the merging of computer technologies with telecommunication technologies and wireless network access, calls for a completely different paradigm: computers, telecom, and networks are not only a complex set of tools to "do." They are, above all, communication…




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