• Kirstine Mia Stenild
4. term, Techno-Anthropology, Master (Master Programme)
This project aims to summeraries a Master’s thesis at the study program of Techno-Anthropology. The project is undertaken in collaboration with the Danish firm Khora, located in Copenhagen. The overall theme for the project is the study of how VR-glasses can be used as paindistraction for children during the procedure of having peripheral venous catheter (PVC), when admitted to the hospitals in Denmark. 
The study has been focusing on gathering empirical data through research and experiences of the field inside of the organisation. The project uses theoretical inspiration from the theories; Actor-Network Theory, post-phenomenology and gamification and takes methodological standpoint of ethnographic and participatory methods. 
The report concludes that user-centered perspective and socio-technial approaches should pay an important role when implementing new healthcare technological artefacts. Finally the project suggest a developing framework for Techno-Anthropological project mangement though a discussion based on the gather empirical data, that can be used for further Techno-Anthropological activities and innovation management. when looking into the user-experience in this specific technology
LanguageEnglish
Publication date7 Jun 2019
Number of pages54
External collaboratorKhora ApS
Thomas Saaby thomas@khoravr.com
Place of Internship
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