Human Computer Interaction

Mobile Lorm Glove

Quoted from http://www.design-research-lab.org/?projects=mobile-lorm-glove: The Mobile Lorm Glove is a mobile communication and translation device for deafblind persons. The glove translates the hand-touch alphabet “Lorm”, a common form of communication used by people with both hearing and sight impairment, into text and

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Smart E-Book Interface Prototype Demo

It is about time that someone thought about a more intuitive interaction with an eBook on a tablet. People of the KAIST Institute of Information Technology Convergence have build a prototype based on the Apple Private API and already patented their

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What Google and Facebook are hiding

The Internet is a good thing, right? Well Eli Parser don´t quite agrees with that… In his talk he calls out Facebook, Google and other corporations who are apparently transforming the Internet to suit their corporate interests. He shows that information

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Predicting the Future of Computing

Have you ever tried to predict the future? Well, as you may know this is a tough one and famous people already tried… and most of them failed. Especially when it comes to computing. Technology is evolving so fast –

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Holo Desk

“HoloDesk is a novel interactive system combining an optical see through display and Kinect camera to create the illusion that users are directly interacting with 3D graphics.” Star Wars had 3D Holograms. That was like 1977. Since then people tried to figure

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GPII

“Building a Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure to make accessible technologies easier, less expensive, and more effective.” (Quelle: http://gpii.net/)

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Brainport Vision

There are people in this world who actually can´t see. This is easy to forget since most of us aren´t visually impaired and therefore use eyes with such obviousness. To get a better feeling for how it feels like to

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GraIL (Graphical Input Language)

Alan Kay demos GraIL (Graphical Input Language) and with it, he marks the first step in graphical programming. It features type-recognition and a pen as input device. While watching this video remember that the year was 1968 and computers didn´t have

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Marble Answering Machine

The Marble Answering Machine is a physical visualization of a system. It simplifies the interaction with a telephone and its answering machine. The concept is just brilliant and i wonder why this product never hit the market…

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Ivan Sutherland: Sketchpad

This video is a TV show made about the software Ivan Sutherland developed in his 1963 thesis at MIT’s Lincoln Labs. The software is called “Sketchpad, A Man-Machine Graphical Communication System”. It is described as one of the most influential

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