Glanceability Evaluation of a Physical Activity Feedback System for Office Workers

H. J. A. Op den Akker, H. J. Hermens, R. Klaassen, Simone Boerema

Abstract

This paper presents the results of a user evaluation to design a glanceable user interface presenting physical activity feedback to office workers during the workday. The feedback is presented on a central and public display next to the coffee machine in the office building. Users should be able to receive the feedback quickly and easily while getting a cup of coffee − the user interface should be glanceable. The feedback should communicate the (real-time) amount of physical activity and the progress toward the goal of the user for a day. Three mock-ups of user interfaces were developed and evaluated in a user evaluation study. Differences on reaction time and user preferences were found. None of these results were significant. Adding group information to the mock-up increases reaction time and therefore lowers the glanceability negatively.

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Boerema S., den Akker H., Klaassen R. and Hermens H. (2012). Glanceability Evaluation of a Physical Activity Feedback System for Office Workers . In Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on e-Health Services and Technologies and the Third International Conference on Green IT Solutions - Volume 1: EHST, ISBN 978-989-8565-27-3, pages 52-57. DOI: 10.5220/0004474000520057


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@conference{ehst12,
author={Simone Boerema and H. J. A. Op den Akker and R. Klaassen and H. J. Hermens},
title={Glanceability Evaluation of a Physical Activity Feedback System for Office Workers},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on e-Health Services and Technologies and the Third International Conference on Green IT Solutions - Volume 1: EHST,},
year={2012},
pages={52-57},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004474000520057},
isbn={978-989-8565-27-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on e-Health Services and Technologies and the Third International Conference on Green IT Solutions - Volume 1: EHST,
TI - Glanceability Evaluation of a Physical Activity Feedback System for Office Workers
SN - 978-989-8565-27-3
AU - Boerema S.
AU - den Akker H.
AU - Klaassen R.
AU - Hermens H.
PY - 2012
SP - 52
EP - 57
DO - 10.5220/0004474000520057