Valentina Occhialini

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An explorative research to investigate the opportunities of using light as a communication medium to provide peripheral information is presented. An innovative ambient display, using dynamic light patterns on the walls of the meeting room to support time management during meetings has been developed. Designed according to the principles of calm technology(More)
This paper presents Near2me, a prototype system implementing a travel recommender concept that generates recommendations that are not only personalized, but also authentic. Exploitation of implicit situational knowledge makes it possible for Near2me to recommend places that are not necessarily touristic or famous, but rather are genuinely representative of(More)
This paper introduces Behand. Behand is a new way of interaction that allows a mobile phone user to manipulate virtual three-dimensional objects inside the phone by gesturing with his hand. Behand provides a straightforward 3D interface, something current mobile phones do not offer, and extends the phone's input and display space. The 3D direct manipulation(More)
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