Towards Mapping Experience Design for the Internet of Things.

Manrique Sancho, Mª Teresa and Iturrioz Aguirre, Teresa and Manso Callejo, Miguel Angel and Wachowicz, Mónica (2015). Towards Mapping Experience Design for the Internet of Things.. In: "1st ICA European Symposium on Cartography", 10 al 12 de noviembre de 2015, Viena. ISBN 978-1-907075- 03 -2. pp. 1-2.


Title: Towards Mapping Experience Design for the Internet of Things.
  • Manrique Sancho, Mª Teresa
  • Iturrioz Aguirre, Teresa
  • Manso Callejo, Miguel Angel
  • Wachowicz, Mónica
Item Type: Presentation at Congress or Conference (Other)
Event Title: 1st ICA European Symposium on Cartography
Event Dates: 10 al 12 de noviembre de 2015
Event Location: Viena
Title of Book: Proceedings of the 1st ICA European Symposium on C artography
Date: 2015
ISBN: 978-1-907075- 03 -2
Faculty: E.T.S.I. en Topografía, Geodesia y Cartografía (UPM)
Department: Ingeniería Topográfica y Cartografía
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

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We are witnessing a fundamental transformation in how Internet of Things (IoT) is having an impact on the experience users have with data-driven devices, smart appliances, and connected products. The experience of any place is commonly defined as the result of a series of user engagements with a surrounding place in order to carry out daily activities (Golledge, 2002). Knowing about users? experiences becomes vital to the process of designing a map. In the near future, a user will be able to interact directly with any IoT device placed in his surrounding place and very little is known on what kinds of interactions and experiences a map might offer (Roth, 2015). The main challenge is to develop an experience design process to devise maps capable of supporting different user experience dimensions such as cognitive, sensory-physical, affective, and social (Tussyadiah and Zach, 2012). For example, in a smart city of the future, the IoT devices allowing a multimodal interaction with a map could help tourists in the assimilation of their knowledge about points of interest (cognitive experience), their association of sounds and smells to these places (sensory-physical experience), their emotional connection to them (affective experience) and their relationships with other nearby tourists (social experience). This paper aims to describe a conceptual framework for developing a Mapping Experience Design (MXD) process for building maps for smart connected places of the future. Our MXD process is focussed on the cognitive dimension of an experience in which a person perceives a place as a "living entity" that uses and feeds through his experiences. We want to help people to undergo a meaningful experience of a place through mapping what is being communicated during their interactions with the IoT devices situated in this place. Our purpose is to understand how maps can support a person?s experience in making better decisions in real-time.

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