Articulating Tangible Interfaces

The majority of Tangible User Interfaces (TUIs) consist of rigid objects that are either held in the hands, or arranged relative to each other on a horizontal or vertical surface. In this paper we consider the design space of TUIs that can be created by moving parts of an assembly relative to each other – creating articulated tangible interfaces. An analytic approach to this design space allows us to identify the potential applications and trade-offs of TUIs that include mechanically articulated parts.

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In  TEI 2009 Conference on Tangible and Embedded Interaction

Publisher  ACM
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