Why we use and abandon smart devices

@inproceedings{Lazar2015WhyWU,
  title={Why we use and abandon smart devices},
  author={Amanda Lazar and Christian Koehler and Joshua Tanenbaum and David H. Nguyen},
  booktitle={UbiComp},
  year={2015}
}
Smart devices are becoming increasingly commercially available. However, uptake of these devices has been slow and abandonment swift, which indicates that smart devices may not currently meet the needs of users. To advance an understanding of the ways users benefit from, are challenged by, and abandon smart devices, we asked a group of users to purchase smart sensing devices to advance themselves towards a personal, self-defined goal. We found that participants abandoned devices because they… CONTINUE READING
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