Biosensing technologies are a rapidly increasing presence in our daily lives. These sensor-based technologies measure physiological processes including heart rate, breathing, skin conductance, brain activity and more. Researchers are exploring biosensing from perspectives including: engineering, human-computer interaction, medicine, mental health, consumer products, and interactive art. These technologies can enhance our interactions allowing connection to our bodies and others around us across diverse application areas. However, designing with biosignals in Human-Computer Interaction presents new challenges pertaining to User Experience, Input/Output, interpretation of signals, representation, and ethics. There is an urgent need to build a scholarly community that includes the diverse perspectives of researchers, designers, industry practitioners and policymakers. The goal of this workshop is to leverage the knowledge of this community aiming to map out the research landscape of emerging challenges and opportunities, and to build a research agenda for future directions.

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Ullo, La Rochelle, France
2023 ACM Designing Interactive Systems Conference, DIS 2023
Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica, Amsterdam (CWI), The Netherlands

Stepanova, E., Desnoyers-Stewart, J., Kitson, A., Riecke, B., Antle, A., El Ali, A., … Howell, N. (2023). Designing with biosignals: Challenges, opportunities, and future directions for integrating physiological signals in human-computer interaction. In DIS 2023 Companion: Companion Publication of the 2023 ACM Designing Interactive Systems Conference (pp. 101–103). doi:10.1145/3563703.3591454