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Extended abstract presented at the NSF Lake Tahoe Workshop for Collaborative Virtual Reality and Visualization, Oct. 26-28, 2003 1 Emerging tangible interfaces for facilitating
 

Summary: Extended abstract presented at the NSF Lake Tahoe Workshop for Collaborative Virtual Reality and Visualization, Oct. 26-28, 2003 1
Emerging tangible interfaces for facilitating
collaborative immersive visualizations
Brygg Ullmer, Andrei Hutanu, Werner Benger, and Hans-Christian Hege
Konrad-Zuse-Zentrum für Informationstechnik Berlin
{ullmer, hutanu, benger, hege}@zib.de
Takustrasse 7, Berlin, Germany 14195
http://www.zib.de/ullmer/
ABSTRACT
We describe work in progress toward a tangible interface
for facilitating collaborative visualization within immersive
environments. This is based upon a system of pads, cards,
and wheels that physically embody key digital operations,
data, and parameters. These "visualization artifacts" pro-
vide a simple means for collaboratively engaging with time,
space, parameters, and information aggregates, which we
believe will generalize over a variety of applications.
INTRODUCTION
Several recent systems have made compelling use of instru-
mented, physically representational objects that serve as

  

Source: Andrzejak, Artur - Konrad-Zuse-Zentrum für Informationstechnik Berlin

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences