Drones User Testing & Observation
Charles, Jaskirat and I went to user test our drones outside by Union Square. We had mixed reactions from the public: Some people were curious, excited, or indifferent. Overall, we did receive positive reactions from a old French man and a young girl with her father.
Jaskirat: (Charles' observation)
- Middle aged man — startled at first
- Couple walking by with dog — curious
- Guy on his phone — slowly walking and looking
- Jas began chasing drone — couple immediately stopped and watched
- Wife told husband about drone. Both began to watch.
- Glances here and there.
- 2 woman with a child passed by. One woman continued to stare even 20 feet away.
Grace: (Charles' observation)
- After grace laughed guy stopped and walked around.
- Older man stopped to observe when the drone was upside down.
- One man stopped and asked grace about drone size. Positive response
Charles: ( Jaskirat's observation)
- People are curious
- Patiently watching
- Observing Charles with drone in his hand
- Long observations at a distance.30 feet away
- Observing up to 4 mins.
- Couples tend to move along.
- Some smile and point at it.
- Smile and avoid flight path
- Neutral attention from public.