Floating widgets: Interaction with acoustically-levitated widgets
Paper in proceedings, 2017

Acoustic levitation enables new types of human-computer interface, where the content that users interact with is made up from small objects held in mid-air. We show that acoustically-levitated objects can form mid-air widgets that respond to interaction. Users can interact with them using in-air hand gestures. Sound and widget movement are used as feedback about the interaction.

Mid-air interaction

Acoustic levitation

Author

Euan Freeman

University of Glasgow

Ross Anderson

University of Glasgow

Carl Andersson

Chalmers, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Applied Acoustics

Julie Williamson

University of Glasgow

Stephen Brewster

University of Glasgow

Proceedings of the 2017 ACM International Conference on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces, ISS 2017

417-420

Subject Categories

Human Computer Interaction

DOI

10.1145/3132272.3132294

ISBN

978-145034691-7

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2/28/2018