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Caring, sharing widgets: a toolkit of sensitive widgets

Crease, M., Brewster, S.A., and Gray, P. (2000) Caring, sharing widgets: a toolkit of sensitive widgets. In: 14th Annual Conference of the British HCI Group, 5-8 September 2000, Sunderland, England.

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Abstract

Although most of us communicate using multiple sensory modalities in our lives, and many of our computers are similarly capable of multi-modal interaction, most human-computer interaction is predominantly in the visual mode. This paper describes a toolkit of widgets that are capable of presenting themselves in multiple modalities, but further are capapble of adapting their presentation to suit the contexts and environments in which they are used. This is of increasing importance as the use of mobile devices becomes ubiquitous.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Keywords:audio, multi-modal, resource-sensitive, sonically enhanced widgets, toolkit
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s):Gray, Mr Philip and Brewster, Prof Stephen
Authors: Crease, M., Brewster, S.A., and Gray, P.
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General)
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science
Publisher:Springer
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2000 Springer
First Published:First published in People and computers XIV: usability or else!: proceedings of HCI 2000
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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