More great work from BIG at UIST 2019 - Gareth Barnaby's Mantis system for scaleable haptics. Could this be an "Arduino for haptics" - making the technology accessible and affordable to grass-roots researchers?
Marc Teyssier's amazing work creating artificial human-like skin for interactive devices, which Marc developed in part at Bristol Interaction Group and presented in UIST 2019.
The BIG Lab's Gareth Barnaby has helped develop a Virtual Wallace and Gromit experience for children at the Bristol Children's Hospital! This summer, thousands of people enjoyed the Grand Appeal's Gromit Unleashed 2 trail, which saw 67 sculptures of Aardman characters Wallace, Gromit and Feathers McGraw enlivening the streets, buildings and parks of Bristol. Gareth
Our latest work will be presented at CHI next week. We have eight papers accepted including two honorables mentions. Isabel Qamar, Rainer Groh, David Holman and Anne Roudaut. HCI meets Material Science: A Literature Review of Morphing Materials for the Design of Shape-Changing Interfaces. In the proceeding of the Conference on Human Factors in Computing
Jess McIntosh, a PhD student in our group, recently went to UIST 2017 in Quebec city to present his work on in-air hand gesture detection using infrared sensors. You can watch Jess' talk here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FI2NqwrLkVw
Display technology developments mean the next generation of visual output devices will extend beyond the rigid, flat surfaces with which we are familiar and allow users to physically push, pull, bend, fold or flex the display. This will better represent on-screen content or support new modes of interaction. The GHOST project “Generic and Highly Organic,
The BIG lab team are very pleased to announce that we have had three papers accepted to CHI 2013 the premier international conference on human-computer interaction. Close The Doors "Using Crowdsourcing to support Pro-Environmental Community Activism" studies the use of a mobile app to support Close The Doors, a community activist group encouraging shops to
We are pleased to celebrate the graduation of Peter Hanson, Diana Krusteva, Paul Worgan and Dr. Ben Long. Peter, Diana and Paul did their MSc projects in the Interaction and Graphics lab. Peter also won the "Tom Gower Fewtrell" Prize for the best MSc Computer Science student in 2011/2012. Last but not least, Dr. Ben
BIG were delighted to host a Christmas special for This happened Bristol yesterday evening. Our visitors were treated to demonstrations of our projects, devices and research in an informal and relaxed setting. It is the first time that the two groups have come together and it enabled us to exchange information, share and develop new
PiVOT a novel multiview system developed by Abhijit Karnik, Diego Martinez, Walterio M. Cuevas and Sri Subramanian was featured in Gizmag. The whole article is available (here). The paper describing the system was presented earlier this week at UIST 2012 in Cambridge, MA.