3D Printed Deformable Surfaces for Shape-Changing Displays

Everitt, Aluna and Alexander, Jason (2019) 3D Printed Deformable Surfaces for Shape-Changing Displays. Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 6. ISSN 2296-9144

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We use interlinked 3D printed panels to fabricate deformable surfaces that are specifically designed for shape-changing displays. Our exploration of 3D printed deformable surfaces, as a fabrication technique for shape-changing displays, shows new and diverse forms of shape output, visualizations, and interaction capabilities. This article describes our general design and fabrication approach, the impact of varying surface design parameters, and a demonstration of possible application examples. We conclude by discussing current limitations and future directions for this work.

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