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Designing Connected Products: UX for the Consumer Internet of Things

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Networked thermostats, fitness monitors, and door locks show that the Internet of Things can (and will) enable new ways for people to interact with the world around them. But designing connected products for consumers brings new challenges beyond conventional software UI and interaction design.

This book provides experienced UX designers and technologists with a clear and p
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Paperback, 726 pages
Published May 31st 2015 by O'Reilly Media (first published March 25th 2015)
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Tanmay Jadhav
Mar 20, 2018 rated it really liked it
I took up this book after meeting up with a friend who is now a User Experience(UX) designer.

The book is a textbook of sorts but is an amazing one at it. The simplicity with which the basic concepts are explained is great. There are times when the book gets too complicated for a non design or coding person to follow but i doubt we' use those parts.

Overall, reading this book has really made me see the things around us in a different light. The efforts and the intricacies that go into making even
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Sivakumar Thangavelu
Aug 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Given this is an area which is so new, I think this is one of the few, if not the only book, which covers this space so comprehensively. The book is meant for UX designers, interaction designers, UI designers and product designers (to a certain extent, architects) alike. It starts with the fundamental concepts in each field and progressively approaches higher level ideas which one would encounter in a real life situation. I personally enjoyed the last few chapters, probably because I was already ...more
Edward
Jan 03, 2016 rated it it was ok
This book had a substantial amount of knowledge, but it felt more like an introduction and survey to the IoT landscape rather than a UX best practice guide (as might have been implied by the title). I was pretty disappointed. The parts that were written with more authority and direction were well-established topics such as how to properly research, role of design and prototyping, etc. not unique to the IoT. I admit that IoT is a newer field, but I didn't learn anything too different than what is ...more
Vuk Trifkovic
Oct 19, 2014 rated it really liked it
Hard to gather impressions as I read early release with incomplete chapters but overall very useful.
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