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...
Expanding the Child Visitor Experience – mixing realities in a contemporary sculpture park
Presentation / Conference
Hall, L., Flint, T., & Mitsche, N. (2018, May)
Expanding the Child Visitor Experience – mixing realities in a contemporary sculpture park. Paper presented at 2nd International Research Symposium in Tourism Hospitality & Events
This research considers how the visitor experience could be enhanced through intertwining and blending the real and virtual, creating a new mixed reality that extended and add...
Appropriating Affordances. Three Practice Based Explorations
Flint, T. (2017)
Appropriating Affordances. Three Practice Based Explorations. In T. Flint, L. Hall, S. O'Hara, & P. Turner (Eds.), Proceedings of the 31st International BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference (HCI 2017). https://doi.org/10.14236/ewic/HCI2017.36
Affordance and Appropriation are related. An effective way of examining these phenomena is through practice. This paper discusses practice based exploration of affordance in t...
Making and Unfinishedness: Designing Toolkits for Negotiation
Smyth, M., & Helgason, I. (2017)
Making and Unfinishedness: Designing Toolkits for Negotiation. Design Journal, 20(sup1), S3966-S3974. https://doi.org/10.1080/14606925.2017.1352899
The diffusion and democratisation of computing technologies and physical prototyping systems has supported the rise of Do-It-Yourself culture. In the context of design innovat...
Designing for mixed reality with children
Presentation / Conference
Flint, T. (2017, May)
Designing for mixed reality with children. Paper presented at Researching with and for children: Place, pedagogy and play, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland
Making places: visualization, interaction and experience in urban space
Smyth, M., Trigueiros, P., Helgason, I., Coelho, A., Gallacher, S., Burrows, A., …Penha, R. (2015)
Making places: visualization, interaction and experience in urban space. Interaction Design and Architecture(s) IxDetA, 25, 813-816
Preface to the focus section: Making places: visualization, interaction and experience in urban space
Cities are exciting and people continue to be drawn to urban areas beca...
Presence in blended spaces
Benyon, D. (2012)
Presence in blended spaces. Interacting with Computers, 24, 219-226. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intcom.2012.04.005
Mixed reality technologies have been around for over ten years but it is only with the proliferation of smart phones and tablet (computers) that mixed and augmented reality in...
Visualising the soundfield and soundscape: extending Macaulay and Crerar’s 1998 method
McGregor, I., Crerar, A., Benyon, D., & LePlâtre, G. (2008)
Visualising the soundfield and soundscape: extending Macaulay and Crerar’s 1998 method. In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Auditory Display
The introduction of effective auditory warnings into a shared environment requires a prior understanding of the existing soundfield and soundscape. Reifying the physical and p...
Establishing key dimensions for reifying soundfields and soundscapes from auditory professionals.
McGregor, I., Crerar, A., Benyon, D., & LePlâtre, G. (2007)
Establishing key dimensions for reifying soundfields and soundscapes from auditory professionals. In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Auditory Display (364-371
This paper presents a unique insight into the way acousticians, computing specialists and sound designers describe the dimensions of sound they use. Seventy-five audio profess...
Reliving VE day with activated schemata.
Turner, P., Turner, S., & Tzovaras, D. (2004)
Reliving VE day with activated schemata. In Proc. 8th International Workshop on Presence, 33-38
This paper reports some preliminary work on the
IntoMyWorld candidate Presence II project. One of the key
components of IntoMyWorld is a mixed reality ‘album’ of