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Ubiquitous Computing, Tangible Computing, and Embodiment Mark W. Newman SI 688 December 7,
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Today’s Goals What is meant by “ubiquitous” and “tangible” computing? Where does “traditional” HCI fail to address issues arising with ubicomp and tangible computing? How does embodiment force us to reconsider what we’ve discussed in SI 688 so far? How does the notion of “embodiment” give us better footing for dealing with ubicomp and tangible computing?
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A Sampling of Tangible Research Digital Desk, 1991 (5:59) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8lCetZ_57g Augmented Surfaces, 1999 (3:15) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8lCetZ_57g MS Surface, 2007 (1:21) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rP5y7yp06n0 MS Surface Parody, 2007 (1:48) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZrr7AZ9nCY
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What is Tangible Computing?
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What is Tangible Computing? “An attempt to bridge the gap between cyberspace and the physical environment by making digital Interactive Surfaces Transformation of architectural surfaces into an active interface Coupling of Bits and Atoms Coupling of everyday graspable objects with pertinent digital info Ambient Media Use of sound, light, airflow, water, etc. for background, peripheral interfaces
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TUI vs. GUI (Direct Manipulation)?
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TUI vs. GUI (Direct Manipulation)? Representation of Objects of Interest
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