iSoft: A Customizable Soft Sensor with Real-time Continuous Contact and Stretching Sensing

iSoft: A Customizable Soft Sensor with Real-time Continuous Contact and Stretching Sensing

We present iSoft, a single volume soft sensor capable of sensing real-time continuous contact and unidirectional stretching. We propose a low-cost and an easy way to fabricate such piezoresistive elastomer-based soft sensors for instant interactions. We employ an...
BikeGesture: User Elicitation and Performance of Micro Hand Gesture as Input for Cycling

BikeGesture: User Elicitation and Performance of Micro Hand Gesture as Input for Cycling

Abstract: The use of hand gestures has a potential as a promising input metaphor. Wearables like smart textile and data gloves can provide hand gesture recognition to potentially replace, augment or improve existing input methods. Although recent bikes provide...
TRing: Instant and Customizable Interactions with Objects Using an Embedded Magnet and a Finger-Worn Device

TRing: Instant and Customizable Interactions with Objects Using an Embedded Magnet and a Finger-Worn Device

We present TRing, a finger-worn input device which provides instant and customizable interactions. TRing offers a novel method for making plain objects interactive using an embedded magnet and a finger-worn device. With a particle filter integrated magnetic sensing...
Wearable Textile Input Device with Multimodal Sensing for Eyes-Free Mobile Interaction during Daily Activities

Wearable Textile Input Device with Multimodal Sensing for Eyes-Free Mobile Interaction during Daily Activities

As pervasive computing is widely available during daily activities, wearable input devices which promote an eyes-free interaction are needed for easy access and safety. We propose a textile wearable device which enables a multimodal sensing input for an eyes-free...