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...
WireFab: Mix-Dimension Modeling and Fabrication for 3D Mesh Models

WireFab: Mix-Dimension Modeling and Fabrication for 3D Mesh Models

We propose WireFab, a rapid modeling and prototyping system that uses bent metal wires as the structure framework. WireFab approximates both the skeletal articulation and the skin appearance of the corresponding virtual skin meshes, and it allows users to personalize...
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...
Proto-TAI++: Exploring perceptually consistent creation of planar shape assemblies through multi-modal tangible interactions

Proto-TAI++: Exploring perceptually consistent creation of planar shape assemblies through multi-modal tangible interactions

We explore tangible 3D interactions that allow for geometric and perceptual correspondence between a midair modality and the 3D elements it controls. To demonstrate our approach, we use a concrete application scenario through Proto-TAI++, a multimodal system using...
RealFusion: An Interactive Workflow for Repurposing Real-World Objects towards Early-stage Creative Ideation

RealFusion: An Interactive Workflow for Repurposing Real-World Objects towards Early-stage Creative Ideation

We present RealFusion, an interactive workflow that supports early stage design ideation in a digital 3D medium. RealFusion is inspired by the practice of found-object-art, wherein new representations are created by composing existing objects. The key motivation...