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Multi-user motion matching interaction for interactive television using Smartwatches.

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Verweij, D., Khan, V., Esteves, A., & Bakker, S. (2017, June)
Multi-user motion matching interaction for interactive television using Smartwatches. Poster presented at Adjunct Publication of the 2017 ACM International Conference on Interactive Experiences for TV and Online Video - TVX '17 Adjunct, Hilversum, The Netherlands
Motion matching input, following continuously moving targets by performing bodily movements, offers new interaction possibilities in multiple domains. Unlike optical motion ma...

WaveTrace: Motion Matching Input using Wrist-Worn Motion Sensors

Presentation / Conference
Verweij, D., Esteves, A., Khan, V., & Bakker, S. (2017, May)
WaveTrace: Motion Matching Input using Wrist-Worn Motion Sensors. Poster presented at Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI EA '17, Denver, Colorado, USA
We present WaveTrace, a novel interaction technique based on selection by motion matching. In motion matching systems, targets move continuously in a singular and pre-defined ...

Classifying physical strategies in tangible tasks: a video-coding framework for epistemic actions

Conference Proceeding
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...

Orbits: enabling gaze interaction in smart watches using moving targets

Conference Proceeding
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...

Designing tangible interaction for embodied facilitation

Conference Proceeding
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.

Conference Proceeding
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...

Mementos: a tangible interface supporting travel

Conference Proceeding
Esteves, A., & Oakley, I. (2010)
Mementos: a tangible interface supporting travel. In Proceedings of the 6th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction: Extending Boundaries, 643-646. https://doi.org/10.1145/1868914.1868994
Tangible interaction promises interfaces with ready affordances, which embrace physicality and which naturally support collaboration. However, the complexity of the hardware r...

On and Offline Tangible Interaction: Studying the Secret Lives of Augmented Objects

Conference Proceeding
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

Conference Proceeding
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-...

An ethnographical orientated study of designers in a collaborative design project.

Conference Proceeding
Joel, S., Smyth, M., & Rodgers, P. (2004)
An ethnographical orientated study of designers in a collaborative design project. In Studying Designers '05, 307-322
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Learning to cope with non-discretionary use of digital technologies

0 - 2016
The thesis describes an investigation into how people learn to cope with non-discretionary use of digital technologies. This includes...
Dr Emilia Sobolewska | Director of Studies: Prof David Benyon | Second Supervisor: Dr Michael Smyth

Real-time 3D graphic augmentation of music therapy sessions for people on the autism spectrum

2015 - 2019
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a lifelong neurodevelopmental disorder that can affect people in a number...
Dr John McGowan | Director of Studies: Dr Gregory Leplatre | Second Supervisor: Dr Iain McGregor

UrbanIxd: exploring human interactions in the hybrid city

2015 - date
With the vision of ubiquitous computing becoming increasingly realized, a new technological layer in the form of sensors, urban screens, smartp...
Shenando Stals | Director of Studies: Dr Michael Smyth | Second Supervisor: Dr Oli Mival

Complex pleasures: designing optional interactions for public spaces

2008 - 2017
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...
Dr Ingi Helgason | Director of Studies: Dr Michael Smyth

Soundscape mapping: comparing listening experiences

0 - 2011
The perceived auditory environment is an increasingly important part of people’s everyday interactive experiences. While sound design is an establish...
Dr Iain McGregor | Director of Studies: Prof David Benyon | Second Supervisor: Dr Phil Turner

Getting stuck and getting help: How children access support when using technology

2015 - date
Ms Fiona Stewart | Director of Studies: Dr Phil Turner | Second Supervisor: Dr Richard Hetherington

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Augusto Esteves will be delivering a seminar at the University of Bath

22 November 2017
Augusto Esteves has been invited by the HCI group at the University of Bath to deliver a seminar on his work on motion matching input for the Internet-of-Things (IoT). Abstract: Motion matching is a...

WaveTrace awarded by Design United and the Dutch Design Week

20 October 2017
WaveTrace, a project that was internally funded, was awarded with an additional 5000€ from Design United, to prepare an exhibition at the acclaimed Dutch Design Week. This work was done in collaborati...

Augusto Esteves was featured in The Conversation and EconoTimes

9 October 2017
The articles cover the work published at ICMI '17, exploring the use of head-mounted displays as opera glasses, with the goal of delivering an egalitarian user experience during live events. Links bel...

Augusto Esteves has been accepted as Fellow of the RSA

17 August 2017
The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) is a London-based, British organisation committed to finding practical solutions to social challenges. Founded in 1754 ...

Emilia Sobolewska - Best Paper Award at British HCI 2017

4 July 2017
Work titled "Tailoring Methodological Bricolage to Investigate Non-Discretionary use of digital technology" by Emilia Sobolewska awarded Best Paper at British HCI 2017 Conference

Augusto presented a demo of his work at the SICSA DEMOfest'16

11 November 2016
SICSA DEMOfest is the annual technology showcase of leading Informatics and Computer Science research from Scottish Universities and it creates an environment for industry partners and academics to co...

Augusto was invited by Prsma to join Lisbon's Web Summit'16

7 November 2016
Augusto joined 53,056 tech CEOs, founders, startups, investors and political leaders driving change across the world in Lisbon for the Web Summit. Over 2,000 of the world’s leading media attended. Tog...