Experts fear wearables going down path of misguided user research
A recent study showed that in early wearable app development, the lack of identifying the user scenarios resulted in too much focus on technology and neglecting the users, writes Jennifer Elias in Forbes.
“The people in at-risk communities are used to researchers coming in for a year then disappearing or coming in and asking them questions, then giving them a gift card and leaving,â€ she says. â€œWhatâ€™s important is staying power. Itâ€™s not an easy answer.