Plux: Exploring light settings through hybrid control

Tom Van Rooij, Saskia Bakker

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Connected lighting solutions are replacing traditional lightbulbs in the home environment and offer unlimited numbers of light settings, varying in color, brightness, saturation and more. Interaction design for such systems is challenging: simple switches no longer suffice, and asking users to specify all parameters of all lightbulbs separately is time-consuming and requires them to understand the desired outcome. This paper presents Plux, a tangible light controller which employs a hybrid control approach. Plux generates light settings of pseudo-randomized color palettes, while users control the saturation and brightness directly. Plux is intended to enable serendipitous exploration of new light settings using a peripheral interaction design approach. A field deployment in which 5 people used Plux for 3 weeks in their homes revealed that using Plux easily became a part of the everyday routine. Plux's hybrid control approach was particularly valuable for users who struggle to determine the desired light setting.

Originele taal-2Engels
TitelTEI 2018 - Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction
UitgeverijAssociation for Computing Machinery, Inc
Pagina's205-210
Aantal pagina's6
Volume2018-January
ISBN van elektronische versie9781450355681
DOI's
StatusGepubliceerd - 18 mrt 2018
Evenement12th ACM International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction (TEI 2018) - Stockholm, Zweden
Duur: 18 mrt 201821 mrt 2018
Congresnummer: 12
https://tei.acm.org/2018/

Congres

Congres12th ACM International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction (TEI 2018)
Verkorte titelTEI2018
LandZweden
StadStockholm
Periode18/03/1821/03/18
Internet adres

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Van Rooij, T., & Bakker, S. (2018). Plux: Exploring light settings through hybrid control. In TEI 2018 - Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction (Vol. 2018-January, blz. 205-210). Association for Computing Machinery, Inc. https://doi.org/10.1145/3173225.3173240
Van Rooij, Tom ; Bakker, Saskia. / Plux : Exploring light settings through hybrid control. TEI 2018 - Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction. Vol. 2018-January Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, 2018. blz. 205-210
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TEI 2018 - Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction. Vol. 2018-January Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, 2018. blz. 205-210.

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