Case Study 2016



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Introduction


Read the news article about Smart Homes and hacking
http://www.forbes.com/sites/kashmirhill/2013/07/26/smart-homes-hack/

What issues does this raise?

Research some of the key issues connected to the case study

Write definitions for: app, automation, compatibility

1. What products /apps are currently available?
2. Are there any security concerns?
3. Are these devices compatible?

What is HCI?
https://www.interaction-design.org/encyclopedia/human_computer_interaction_hci.html

Think of some poorly designed interfaces / Think of some well designed interfaces - share your ideas

1. What is Human Computer Interaction?
2. What are the origins of HCI?
3. Why has it become increasingly important?