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Spin&Swing : Spatial Interaction with Orientation Aware Devices

Altakrouri, Bashar and Kawsar, Fahim and Kortuem, Gerd (2010) Spin&Swing : Spatial Interaction with Orientation Aware Devices. In: Eighth International Conference on Pervasive Computing (Pervasive 2010), 2010-05-172010-05-20, Helsinki, Finland.

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    Abstract

    We present Spin&Swing, a spatial interaction technique that leverages user’s orientation as an active input to interact with mobile applications. With Spin&Swing, a user can trigger a variety of mobile operations by orienting her spatially aware mobile device with in the sphere around her. In our current prototype this 360° circular orientation is mapped into a temporal dimension enabling users to browse and visualize historical interaction with an application in context. The demo showcases a prototype application where we have utilized this technique using a mobile device to visualize and browse the historical information recorded by a digital memory augmented shoe in a personal travel log application.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Other)
    Journal or Publication Title: Eighth International Conference on Pervasive Computing (Pervasive 2010)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Spatial Interaction ; Orientation Awareness ; and History Browsing cs_eprint_id ; 2278 cs_uid ; 431
    Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
    Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
    ID Code: 42495
    Deposited By: ep_importer_comp
    Deposited On: 13 Aug 2010 11:23
    Refereed?: No
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 27 Jul 2012 02:20
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/42495

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