The evaluation of an innovative intelligent thermostat interface: universal usability and age differences

@article{Freudenthal2003TheEO,
  title={The evaluation of an innovative intelligent thermostat interface: universal usability and age differences},
  author={Adinda Freudenthal and H. J. Mook},
  journal={Cognition, Technology & Work},
  year={2003},
  volume={5},
  pages={55-66}
}
Usability trials were carried out with a simulation of an early version of an intelligent thermostat interface. The multimodal interaction dialog took place in speech, sound, graphics and touch. Usability of new concepts of interaction was assessed. Most user behavior and problems of use were equal for old and young subjects (between 25 and 73 years of age). Relative high usability was observed with the new interaction styles, in particular with the task-based dialog and with the suggestions… CONTINUE READING

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