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Title: Exploring the design space of glanceable feedback for physical activity trackers
Authors: Gouveia, Rúben 
Pereira, Fábio 
Karapanos, Evangelos 
Munson, Sean A. 
Hassenzahl, Marc 
Keywords: Behavioral feedback interfaces
Glanceable displays
Personal informatics
Physical activity tracking
Issue Date: 12-Sep-2016
Publisher: Association for Computing Machinery, Inc
Source: 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, UbiComp 2016; Heidelberg; Germany; 12 September 2016 through 16 September 2016
Abstract: Recent research reveals over 70% of the usage of physical activity trackers to be driven by glances - brief, 5-second sessions where individuals check ongoing activity levels with no further interaction. This raises a question as to how to best design glanceable behavioral feedback. We first set out to explore the design space of glanceable feedback in physical activity trackers, which resulted in 21 unique concepts and 6 design qualities: being abstract, integrating with existing activities, supporting comparisons to targets and norms, being actionable, having the capacity to lead to checking habits and to act as a proxy to further engagement. Second, we prototyped four of the concepts and deployed them in the wild to better understand how different types of glanceable behavioral feedback affect user engagement and physical activity. We found significant differences among the prototypes, all in all, highlighting the surprisingly strong effect glanceable feedback has on individuals' behaviors.
URI: http://ktisis.cut.ac.cy/handle/10488/9337
ISBN: 978-145034461-6
Rights: © 2016 ACM.
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