Affordances for Self-tracking Wearable Devices

Publication/Creation Date
September 11 2015
University Of Torino (contributor)
Amon Rapp (creator)
Federica Cena (creator)
Persuasive Intent
Wearable devices for self-tracking are gradually spreading on the market, allowing people to monitor their own behaviors almost everywhere at every time. However, their integration in people’s daily life poses a variety of challenges. In this landscape the concept of affordance becomes crucial: it can reframe the design of wearable devices by focusing it on their “smart materiality”.
HCI Platform
Location on Body

Date archived
October 24 2015
Last edited
January 25 2017
How to cite this entry
Amon Rapp, Federica Cena. (September 11 2015). "Affordances for Self-tracking Wearable Devices". 2015 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers (ISWC 2015). International Symposium On Wearable Computers. Fabric of Digital Life.