Augmenting Collections of Everyday Objects: A Case Study of Clothes Hangers as an Information Display

Matthews, Tara and Van Laerhoven, Kristof and Gellersen, Hans and Dey, Anind (2004) Augmenting Collections of Everyday Objects: A Case Study of Clothes Hangers as an Information Display. In: Pervasive 2004. Springer-Verlag,, Vienna, Austria, pp. 340-344.

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Abstract

Though the common conception of human-computer interfaces is one of screens and keyboards, the emergence of ubiquitous computing envisions interfaces that will spread from the desktop into our environments. This gives rise to the development of novel interaction devices and the augmentation of common everyday objects to serve as interfaces between the physical and the virtual. Previous work has provided exemplars of such everyday objects augmented with interactive behaviour. We propose that richer opportunities arise when collections of everyday objects are considered as substrate for interfaces. In an initial case study we have taken clothes hangers as an example and augmented them to collectively function as an information display.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/libraryofcongress/qa75
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 12429
Deposited By: ep_importer_comp
Deposited On: 25 Jun 2008 12:43
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2019 03:06
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/12429

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