AuraOrb: social notification appliance

  title={AuraOrb: social notification appliance},
  author={Mark Altosaar and Roel Vertegaal and Changuk Sohn and Daniel Cheng},
  booktitle={CHI Extended Abstracts},
One of the problems with notification appliances is that they can be distracting when providing information not of immediate interest to the user. In this paper, we present AuraOrb, an ambient notification appliance that deploys progressive turn taking techniques to minimize notification disruptions. AuraOrb uses eye contact sensing to detect user interest in an initially ambient light notification. Once detected, it displays a text message with a notification heading visible from 360 degrees… CONTINUE READING
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