The shape of things to consume : delivering information technology into the home / Alan Cawson, Leslie Haddon, Ian Miles.

by Cawson, Alan, 1947-; Haddon, LeslieLooking glass; Miles, Ian, 1948-.

Publisher: Aldershot : Avebury, [1995]Description: xi,287 pages ; 23 cm.ISBN: 1859720528; 1859720528.Subject(s): New products -- Design | New products -- MarketingLooking glass | Consumer goods -- Design | MarketingLooking glass | Household electronics -- Design | Household electronics -- Marketing | Home automationLooking glass
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

This work assesses how information technology will work in people's home in the near future. Among the topics it covers are home automation, electronic messaging, interactive compact-disk multimedia products and other innovations in home consumption of information technology products.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Technological innovation and consumer products
  • Consumer products and markets
  • Home automation
  • Home electronic messaging
  • Interactive compact disc-based multimedia
  • The innovation process in consumer IT products
  • Conclusion