Colour images 2 Human Factors in Design, Safety, and Management

Turn on the lights: investigating the Inspire voice controlled smart home system

Heleen Boland, et al., Philips Electronics

Extra to paper in D. de Waard, K.A. Brookhuis, R. van Egmond, and Th. Boersema (Eds.) (2005), Human Factors in Design, Safety, and Management (pp. 105 – 120). Maastricht, the Netherlands: Shaker Publishing.

Gas Lamps

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Figure 1. The dining room with the «talking head» screen and the table lamp.

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Figure 2. The puppet-sock as implementation of the «talking head» metaphor

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Figure 3. The living room with the two standing lamps

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Figure 4. The researcher acting as the wizard in the observation room.