Conoto

Anoto Graphics Tablet State: completed Links: Office of Tomorrow, Shared Design Space A “mouse driver” for Anoto Pens In addition to our project “Shared Design Space” a mouse emulator for Microsoft Windows┬« was implemented. This emulator allows users to work with any Windows application using an Anoto┬« pen on our large-screen tabletop setup. We also…

Intoi

State: completed Links: Office of Tomorrow, www.intoi.net Overview Using several cutting edge technologies, we want to open new ways of brainstorming, presenting content and transfering knowledge. The interactive multiuser installation Intoi is being developed in C#, uses back projection, hand tracking, the Anoto technology and presents a new way of user interaction. The users can…

HoloTouch

Interactive rear-projection displays are important devices in Human-Computer Interaction environments. Providing the experience of working with a familiar tool like a blackboard or smartboard, they expand their possibilities by application-specific features. Unfortunately, in most setups, the interaction is often pen-based and limits the use to a single person. To overcome these restrictions, we have developed…

Coeno One

Coeno one is an around-the-table application designed for presenting a storyboard using tabletop technology in combination with augmented content. It is based on the coeno framework. The goal of coeno one is to present new ways of interaction and communication for the next generation working in spaces. Users bring their laptops and Tablet PCs into…

Shared Design Space

State: completed Links: Office of Tomorrow Overview Collaborative Augmented Reality setups are becoming increasingly popular. Instead of using head mounted displays (HMDs), we have developed the Shared Design Space, a collaborative tabletop environment that is designed for brainstorming and discussion meetings. Using a digital pen, participants can annotate not only virtual paper, but also real…

Paperizer

Paperizer is a paper-based interface which combines the physical (real) with the digital world: while interacting with real paper printouts, users can seamlessly work with a digital whiteboard at the same time. Users are able to send data from a real paper to the digital world by picking up the content (e.g. images) from real…

Bimanual Pen & Touch

Many research projects have demonstrated the benefits of bimanual interaction for a variety of tasks. When choosing bimanual input, system designers must select the input device that each hand will control. In cooperation with Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories (MERL) we developed a graphical editing application that uses pen and touch for bimanual interaction. The system…

FLUX

Fully Liberating User eXperience Flux is an interactive touch sensitive surface that can be used either as an interactive table and/or as a digital whiteboard. The surface is based on a rear-projection screen providing both multi-touch and multiple pen interaction with individual identification. Flux was developed together with our partner Team7. Interactive, multi-touch devices are…

Office Of Tomorrow

Overview Collaborative Augmented Reality setups are becoming increasingly popular. Currently, we are developing a collaborative environment that is mainly designed for brainstorming and discussion meetings. Using a digital pen, participants can annotate not only virtual paper, but also real printouts. By integrating both forms of physical and digital paper, we combine virtual and real 2d…

Aroo Smart Folders

Although over the last few decades, the future paperless office has been predicted and promised by many people, it still remains a myth. Most people still prefer to review their documents in printed form. In most work environments people archive both the real and digital version of their documents. But unlike the digital world, in…