A Case Study on an Ambient Display as a Persuasive Medium for Exercise Awareness

  • Kaori Fujinami
  • Jukka Riekki
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5033)


In this paper, we propose a persuasive display to motivate walking exercise. The display is an ambient display that is originally daily object like a mirror, and provides information about one’s exercise level on the periphery of a line of sight. The presentation is designed to have an unpredictable nature as well as competition/collaboration aspects with others so that he/she could continue the exercise to have a fun with it. We describe an initial case study on information presentation to demonstrate our approach’s feasibility and effectiveness, where a mirror is augmented.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kaori Fujinami
    • 1
  • Jukka Riekki
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer, Information and Communication SciencesTokyo University of Agriculture and TechnologyJapan
  2. 2.Department of Electrical and Information EngineeringUniversity of OuluFinland

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