UltraHaptics Workshop: 23 – 25 July 2012, Pervasive Media Studio

By | 2012-05-09T13:42:50+01:00 May 9th, 2012|Uncategorised|

We would like to invite you to join us for this exploratory, practical workshop, investigating how the emerging field of UltraHaptics might be used in creative context. UltraHaptics is a multi-point haptic feedback system that allows users to experience haptic feedback simultaneously in multiple locations. This feedback is created in mid-air – so users don’t

BIG presentations at #CHI2012

By | 2012-05-07T17:31:09+01:00 May 7th, 2012|Uncategorised|

This week sees the group present a range of exciting new work as papers at the ACM CHI2012 Conference, among which are a best paper award and two best paper nominations. Here are our activities listed according to the day they will appear at the conference (with BIG lab contributors names). May 6th Workshop: Interaction

New BIG Website Launched!

By | 2012-05-03T08:58:47+01:00 May 3rd, 2012|Uncategorised|

Welcome to the new look BIG website. We have worked hard to refresh the look of the site to match the exciting research projects being undertaken in the lab. Check out the new profiles in the people section or see what we are up to in the projects section. We are also going to be

Accepted Paper at IDC 2012

By | 2012-04-11T16:00:12+01:00 April 11th, 2012|Uncategorised|

Our paper about children interacting on multi-touch interactive tables in India has been accepted at the Interaction Design Children (IDC) Conference 2012. This research was done in collaboration with our partners in NIIT, Delhi, India. This paper will be presented in June 2012 in Bremen, Germany. The authors for this paper are: Izdihar Jamil, Mark

Chronotape presented at ACM TEI2012

By | 2012-02-20T15:52:03+00:00 February 20th, 2012|Uncategorised|

Peter Bennett is presenting a paper titled “ChronoTape: Tangible Timelines For Family History” at ACM TEI2012. TEI2012 is the sixth international conference dedicated to presenting the latest results in tangible, embedded, and embodied interaction. The Chronotape was developed as part of the PATINA project. An abstract of the paper is available here.

Mike Fraser awarded Fellowship of the Royal Society of Arts

By | 2012-01-03T15:51:20+00:00 January 3rd, 2012|Uncategorised|

Mike has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. The RSA is an exciting organisation whose fellows are challenging the relationship between society and technology. Becoming a Fellow of the Society is a real honour and reflects our groups increasing interest in how to embed the imagination and design of novel technologies