Occlusion-aware interfaces

@article{Vogel2010OcclusionawareI,
  title={Occlusion-aware interfaces},
  author={Daniel Vogel and Ravin Balakrishnan},
  journal={Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
  year={2010}
}
  • Daniel Vogel, R. Balakrishnan
  • Published 10 April 2010
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
We define occlusion-aware interfaces as interaction techniques which know what area of the display is currently occluded, and use this knowledge to counteract potential problems and/or utilize the hidden area. As a case study, we describe the Occlusion-Aware Viewer, which identifies important regions hidden beneath the hand and displays them in a non-occluded area using a bubble-like callout. To determine what is important, we use an application agnostic image processing layer. For the occluded… 
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