Maximilian Schirmer1, Sven Bertel1, Ronja Lars Wilkening2
Usability Research Group, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar1 plazz entertainment AG2
The complex invisible interactions between components of ubiquitous environments present a challenge for end-users and thereby raise concerns of privacy and nontransparency. In this paper, we will introduce CONTEX(T)PLORER, a mobile inspector system that aims at lowering the acceptance barrier of ubiquitous computing environments. The inspector actively involves end-users in an in-situ investigation process: users select, explore, and inspect components in a ubiquitous environment while interacting with them. Individual components ...