Wattom: Ambient Eco-feedback with Mid-air Input
Esteves, A., Quintal, F., Caires, F., Baptista, V., & Mendes, P. (2019)
Wattom: Ambient Eco-feedback with Mid-air Input. In 2019 5th Experiment International Conference (exp.at'19)https://doi.org/10.1109/EXPAT.2019.8876565
This paper presents Wattom, a highly interactive ambient eco-feedback smart plug that aims to promote a more sustainable use of electricity in the home. This paper describes o...
The Lions' Gate: Towards a Permaculture-inspired Blended Space
Egan, C., Thompson, R., & O'Dowd, A. (2019)
The Lions' Gate: Towards a Permaculture-inspired Blended Space. https://doi.org/10.1145/3338103.3338110
In light of the devastating ecological effects of climate breakdown and with human well-being under severe stress, this paper presents The Lions' Gate-an in-development, urban...
DIY Community WiFi Networks: Insights on Participatory Design
Smyth, M., & Helgason, I. (2019)
DIY Community WiFi Networks: Insights on Participatory Design. In Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systemshttps://doi.org/10.1145/3290607.3313073
This paper presents a first version of a set of insights developed collaboratively by researchers during a three-year participatory design project spread across four European ...
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...
Maker Movements, Do-It-Yourself Cultures and Participatory Design: Implications for HCI Research
Smyth, M., Helgason, I., Kresin, F., Balestrini, M., Unteidig, A. B., Lawson, S., …Dourish, P. (2018)
Maker Movements, Do-It-Yourself Cultures and Participatory Design: Implications for HCI Research. In CHI EA '18 Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systemsdoi:10.1145/3170427.3170604
Falling costs and the wider availability of computational components, platforms and ecosystems have enabled the expansion of maker movements and DIY cultures. This can be cons...
Exploring Musical Creativity through Interactive Cymatics
McGowan, J., Leplatre, G., & McGregor, I. (2017)
Exploring Musical Creativity through Interactive Cymatics. In Proceedings of the 31st International BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference (HCI 2017)https://doi.org/10.14236/ewic/HCI2017.67
What does music look like? Representation of sound has taken many forms over time, from sinusoidal wave patterns, through to random algorithm-based visualisations based on the...
Permaculture as a foundation for sustainable interaction design and UX
Egan, C., Benyon, D., & Thompson, R. (2017)
Permaculture as a foundation for sustainable interaction design and UX. In Proceedings of British HCI 2017. https://doi.org/10.14236/ewic/HCI2017.93
The main objective of this work is to gain an understanding of the relationships between UX and permaculture. This will deliver insights as to how digital media development ca...
Sustainable HCI: Blending permaculture and user-experience
Benyon, D., & Egan, C. (2017)
Sustainable HCI: Blending permaculture and user-experience. In DIS '17 Companion Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference Companion Publication on Designing Interactive Systems. , (39-43). https://doi.org/10.1145/3064857.3079115
For approximately 10 years the SIGCHI Sustainable HCI (sHCI) and Sustainable Interaction Design (SID) communities have debated the contribution that HCI can make to sustainabi...
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...