Towards edible interfaces:designing interactions with food

Gayler, Tom (2017) Towards edible interfaces:designing interactions with food. In: ICMI 2017 Proceedings of the 19th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction. ACM, GBR, pp. 623-627. ISBN 9781450355438

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Food provides humans with some of the most universal and rich sensory experiences possible. For a long time technology was unable to recreate such experiences but now new innovations are changing that. Using the novel manufacturing technology of 3D printed food, I am developing ‘Edible Interfaces’. My research uses a user-centered research approach to focus on food as material for interactive experience in HCI. This will lead to development of Edible Interfaces that are built on the understanding and application of the experiential affordances of food. Designing with food allows the creation of forms of experience not possible through traditional interfaces. My studies so far have explored the perceptions of 3D printed food and potentials for food to advance affective computing. This knowledge is broadening on-going work in the field of multi-sensory HCI and delivering a new perspective on how we design for experience.

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