Interacting with Proactive Community Displays

Villar, Nicolas and Kortuem, Gerd and Gellersen, Hans and Schmidt, Albrecht (2003) Interacting with Proactive Community Displays. Computers and Graphics, 27 (6). pp. 849-857.

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In this paper we describe the design and architecture of an adaptive proactive environment in which information, which reflects the communal interests of current inhabitants, is proactively displayed on large- scale public displays. Adaptation is achieved through implicit communication between the environment and personal sensor devices worn by users. These devices, called Pendle, serve two purposes: they store and make available to the environment user preferences, and they allow users to override the environment’s proactive behavior by means of simple gestures. The result is a smooth integration of environment-controlled interaction (experienced by the user as implicit interaction, triggered by their presence) and user-controlled explicit interaction. Initial results show that user-controlled adaptation leads to an engaging user experience that is unobtrusive and not distracting.

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