A 2-Way Laser-Assisted Selection Scheme for Handhelds in a Physical Environment

@inproceedings{Patel2003A2L,
  title={A 2-Way Laser-Assisted Selection Scheme for Handhelds in a Physical Environment},
  author={Shwetak N. Patel and Gregory D. Abowd},
  booktitle={UbiComp},
  year={2003}
}
We present a 2-way selection method to select objects in a physical environment with a novel feedback and transfer of control mechanism. A modulated laser pointer signal sent from a handheld device triggers a photosensitive tag placed in the environment. The tag responds via a standard wireless channel directly to the handheld with information regarding an object it represents. We describe a prototype implementation for a Motorola iDEN i95cl cell phone, discuss the interaction challenges and… CONTINUE READING
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