Crowd-Aware Space Monitoring by Crowdsourcing a Micro QA Task
Keywords:Crowdsourcing, Space-Monitoring, Human Computer Interaction
Effective space monitoring helps improve utilization of seminar rooms in the work place. This paper presents CrowdButtons as a simple solution to real-time space monitoring by crowdsourcing. CrowdButtons are tangible reporting devices designed to collect room status data from passersby. Anyone may participate in the micro QA task instantly by clicking a button, while the dashboard displays real-time room status as well as visualization of space usage patterns over time.