Visuri, A., van Berkel, N., Goncalves, J. et al. Understanding usage style transformation during long-term smartwatch use. Pers Ubiquit Comput 25, 535–549 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00779-020-01511-2
Understanding usage style transformation during long-term smartwatch use
|Author:||Visuri, Aku1; van Berkel, Niels2; Goncalves, Jorge2;|
1University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
2The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
3University of Rochester, Rochester, USA
|Online Access:||PDF Full Text (PDF, 0.8 MB)|
|Persistent link:|| http://urn.fi/urn:nbn:fi-fe2021090745297
|Publish Date:|| 2021-09-07
Despite large investments in smartwatch development, the market growth remains smaller than forecasted. The purpose of smartwatch use remains unclear, indicated by the lack of large-scale adoption. Thus, we aim to better understand the early adoption and everyday smartwatch use. We investigate a diverse usage data of smartwatches logged over a period of up to 14 months from 79 individuals between December 2015 and March 2017, one of the largest wearable datasets collected. First, we identify both explorative and accepted behaviours that users exhibit and further investigate how the individual usage traits and features differ between the two categories. Our analysis offers an insightful perspective on how smartwatch use evolves organically. Our results improve our shared understanding of smartwatch use and users adapting their use of smartwatch over time to match the capabilities of the technology by validating numerous findings from previous literature.
Personal and ubiquitous computing
|Pages:||535 - 549|
|Type of Publication:||
A1 Journal article – refereed
|Field of Science:||
213 Electronic, automation and communications engineering, electronics
Open Access funding provided by University of Oulu including Oulu University Hospital. This work is partially funded by the Academy of Finland (Grants 286386-CPDSS, 285459-iSCIENCE, 304925-CARE, 313224-STOP, 316253-SENSATE).
|Academy of Finland Grant Number:||
286386 (Academy of Finland Funding decision)
285459 (Academy of Finland Funding decision)
304925 (Academy of Finland Funding decision)
313224 (Academy of Finland Funding decision)
316253 (Academy of Finland Funding decision)
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