Smart Home User Study

I am gathering data for my PhD work and I’d really appreciate if you’d take a survey on smart homes. Initial participants have completed in the survey in five to 30 minutes. The survey will be open until Friday August 14, 2009. Please take a few minutes for the survey now:

Help me out and influence the future of aware homes! Not to overstate this project, but your participation is singly the most important thing you can do with your life so please do yourself a favor and take the survey! :)

If you know of anyone else who would be interested in taking part of this exciting research, please pass the link along. Here’s our official email recruitment letter:

Professor Christine Julien and PhD student Seth Holloway from The University of Texas at Austin are studying smart homes and we want to hear from you! Anyone over the age of 18 is encouraged to participate. This purpose of this study is to discover how the general populace conceives of smart homes. We hope to gather a baseline level for research in a fundamentally new approach to interacting with smart homes. The goals of this research are to support the development of intuitive interfaces for everyone with the hope of providing vastly more efficient and effective means of interacting with the home. Your assistance will help us advance this exciting new research area! We expect each study to take approximately 30 minutes. Anyone over the age of 18 is encouraged to participate. Your opinion is highly valued and greatly appreciated! Thanks, Christine Julien and Seth Holloway