Augmented tabletops, an incentive for distributed collaboration

  title={Augmented tabletops, an incentive for distributed collaboration},
  author={Romain Perron and François Laborie},
  journal={First IEEE International Workshop on Horizontal Interactive Human-Computer Systems (TABLETOP '06)},
  pages={8 pp.-}
Global distribution of design teams is a reality for all major industries. This new organization challenges the traditional strong collaborative practices of designers. The meeting spaces must support a variety of intermediary objects that make the traditional tools, such as whiteboards, inappropriate, especially for distributed teams, and call for more relevant artifacts. Based on a distributed learning project, we investigated the use of augmented tabletops as practical surfaces to share… CONTINUE READING