Milky: On-product App for emotional Product to Human Interactions

Matthieu Deru; Simon Bergweiler

In: Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI 2013). International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI-2013), 15th, August 27-30, Munich, Germany, ACM, 2013.


In this paper we present a new way of emotional interaction with products. Based on the rapid prototyping Microsoft Gadgeteer platform, we concretized our vision of an on-product app by implementing an anthropomorphic intelligent milk carton. The purpose of this realization is to give customers a better view of a product’s life-cycle. This realization also demonstrates that the frontier between pure mobile applications development and the creation of tangible objects is very thin and opens new way to integrate the Internet of Things over an anthropomorphic user interface, thus leading to a new product to human interaction form.


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