On the evocative power and play value of a wearable movement-to-sound interaction accessory in the free-play of schoolchildren
Barcelona, april 21, Fabra i Coats
The GTI participated in the Ars Electronica festival 2012, with a open lab for kids.
Andrea Rosales, Ernesto Arroyo, Josep Blat, 2011. Evocative Experiences in the Design of Objects to Encourage Free-Play for Children. In Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Ambient Intelligence â€“ AmIâ€™11. Amsterdam, Netherlands.
In the near future technologies will be even more present in every day objects, which should add a playful value for children, to make use of their natural interest to play while being socially and physically active. We have moved towards this direction by building on free-play experiences identified through a face-to-face ethnographical study conducted […]