Towards In-Air Gesture Control of Household Appliances with Limited Displays

Freeman, E. , Brewster, S. and Lantz, V. (2015) Towards In-Air Gesture Control of Household Appliances with Limited Displays. In: INTERACT 2015, Bamberg,Germany, 14-18 Sep 2015, pp. 611-615. ISBN 9783319227221 (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-22723-8_73)

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Abstract

Recent technologies allow us to interact with our homes in novel ways, such as using in-air gestures for control. However, gestures require good feedback and small appliances, like lighting controls and thermostats, have limited, or no, display capabilities. Our research explores how other output types can be used to give users feedback about their gestures, instead, allowing small devices to give useful feedback. We describe the Gesture Thermostat, a gesture-controlled thermostat dial which gives multimodal gesture feedback.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Additional Information:Lecture Notes in Computer Science: Vol. 9299
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Brewster, Professor Stephen and Freeman, Dr Euan
Authors: Freeman, E., Brewster, S., and Lantz, V.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science
ISSN:0302-9743
ISBN:9783319227221
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2015 IFIP International Federation for Information Processing
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher
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