Orbits: enabling gaze interaction in smart watches using moving targets
Esteves, A., Velloso, E., Bulling, A., & Gellersen, H. (2015)
Orbits: enabling gaze interaction in smart watches using moving targets. In UbiComp/ISWC'15 Adjunct Adjunct Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computerhttps://doi.org/10.1145/2800835.2800942
In this paper we demonstrate Orbits, a novel gaze interaction technique that accounts for both the reduced size of smart watch displays and the hands-free nature of convention...
Classifying physical strategies in tangible tasks: a video-coding framework for epistemic actions
Esteves, A., Bakker, S., Antle, A. N., May, A., Warren, J., & Oakley, I. (2014)
Classifying physical strategies in tangible tasks: a video-coding framework for epistemic actions. In Proceeding CHI EA '14 CHI '14 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 1843-1848. https://doi.org/10.1145/2559206.2581185
Tangible interaction is a compelling interface paradigm that elegantly merges the fluency of physical manipulation with the flexibility of digital content. However, it is curr...
Designing tangible interaction for embodied facilitation
Esteves, A. (2012)
Designing tangible interaction for embodied facilitation. https://doi.org/10.1145/2148131.2148231
Designing and evaluating tangible interaction is a challenging ad-hoc process. This paper argues that if the field of tangible interaction is to continue to develop, it will n...
Informing design by recording tangible interaction.
Esteves, A., & Oakley, I. (2011)
Informing design by recording tangible interaction. https://doi.org/10.1145/1979742.1979893
Evaluating tangible user interfaces is challenging. Despite the wealth of research describing the design of tangible systems, there is little empirical evidence highlighting t...
On and Offline Tangible Interaction: Studying the Secret Lives of Augmented Objects
Oakley, I., & Esteves, A. (2013)
On and Offline Tangible Interaction: Studying the Secret Lives of Augmented Objects. In 2013 International Symposium on Ubiquitous Virtual Reality (ISUVR)https://doi.org/10.1109/isuvr.2013.12
The smart, augmented objects that appear in systems that support tangible interaction have a dual life. While they can exhibit complex digital behaviors in the technological c...
Head-mounted displays as opera glasses: using mixed-reality to deliver an egalitarian user experience during live events
Bishop, C., Esteves, A., & McGregor, I. (2017)
Head-mounted displays as opera glasses: using mixed-reality to deliver an egalitarian user experience during live events. In ICMI 2017 Proceedings of the 19th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interactionhttps://doi.org/10.1145/3136755.3136781
This paper explores the use of head-mounted displays (HMDs) as a way to deliver a front row experience to any audience member during a live event. To do so, it presents a two-...
Fall of Humans: Interactive tabletop games and transmedia storytelling.
Dionisio, M., Gujaran, A., Pinto, M., & Esteves, A. (2015)
Fall of Humans: Interactive tabletop games and transmedia storytelling. In Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Interactive Tabletops & Surfaces, (401-404). https://doi.org/10.1145/2817721.2823477
This paper illustrates how transmedia storytelling can help introduce players to interactive tabletop games. To do so, we developed Fall of Humans (FoH), an experience that ta...
A Look at the Effects of Handheld and Projected Augmented-reality on a Collaborative Task
Mackamul, E. B., & Esteves, A. (2018)
A Look at the Effects of Handheld and Projected Augmented-reality on a Collaborative Task. In SUI '18 Symposium on Spatial User Interactionhttps://doi.org/10.1145/3267782.3267793
This paper presents a comparative study between two popular AR systems during a collocated collaborative task. The goal of the study is to start a body of knowledge that descr...
Eco Planner: A Tabletop System for Scheduling Sustainable Routines
Presentation / Conference
Esteves, A. & Oakley, I. (2011, January)
Eco Planner: A Tabletop System for Scheduling Sustainable Routines. Presented at The 5th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction, 2011., Madeira, Funchal, Portugal
This paper presents Eco Planner, a tangible system that aims to encourage users to behave more sustainably. It is based on a tabletop system showing a tabular view on which us...
Wattom: a Consumption and Grid Aware Smart Plug with Mid-air Controls
Quintal, F., Esteves, A., Caires, F., Baptiste, V., & Mendes, P. (2019)
Wattom: a Consumption and Grid Aware Smart Plug with Mid-air Controls. In TEI '19 Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction, (307-313). https://doi.org/10.1145/3294109.3295642
This paper presents Wattom, a highly interactive ambient eco-feedback smart plug that aims to support a more sustainable use of electricity by being tightly coupled to users' ...