PRODUCT design, NEW product development, BUSINESS models, BUSINESS development, HUMAN-computer interaction, VALUE proposition, and INTERNET of things
The article offers information on the benefits of a business model that uses Internet of Things (IoT) technology in product design and development. Topics discussed include the benefits of IoT deployment for business development, the use of human-computer interaction (HCI) in the process, and the value proposition and concept prototyping of the products.
The article offers information on the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA)'s annual International Design Conference, which will take place in Atlanta, Georgia, August 16-19, 2017, where several issue related to industrial design (ID) and business will be discussed.
HUMAN-machine systems, SMARTPHONES, PRICES, THREE-dimensional display systems, and ECOSYSTEM dynamics
The article discusses the projected robust growth in the sales of smart home technologies in 2017 from 2016. Topics covered include the question on whether the category will sustain its interest in the mass market or just later be obscure like the 3D television, and the category's mass-market positive checklist of being the right product at the right price, place, and time. Also noted however, is the need to present a networked device and ecosystem with a human-machine interface (HMI) strategy.