Sensing and visualizing spatial relations of mobile devices

Kortuem, Gerd and Kray, Christian and Gellersen, Hans (2005) Sensing and visualizing spatial relations of mobile devices. In: The 18th annual ACM symposium on User interface software and technology (UIST ' 05). ACM, Seattle, WA, USA, pp. 93-102.

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Abstract

Location information can be used to enhance interaction with mobile devices. While many location systems require instrumentation of the environment, we present a system that allows devices to measure their spatial relations in a true peer-to-peer fashion. The system is based on custom sensor hardware implemented as USB dongle, and computes spatial relations in real-time. In extension of this system we propose a set of spatialized widgets for incorporation of spatial relations in the user interface. The use of these widgets is illustrated in a number of applications, showing how spatial relations can be employed to support and streamline interaction with mobile devices.

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: 12553
Deposited By: ep_importer_comp
Deposited On: 25 Jun 2008 16:35
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2019 23:22
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/12553

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