Situated information spaces and spatially aware palmtop computers

@article{Fitzmaurice1993SituatedIS,
  title={Situated information spaces and spatially aware palmtop computers},
  author={George W. Fitzmaurice},
  journal={Commun. ACM},
  year={1993},
  volume={36},
  pages={38-49}
}
article in this issue) will further these abilities and cause the generation of short-range and global electronic information spaces to appear lhroughout our everyday environments. How will this information be organized, and how will we interact with it? Wherever possible, we should look for ways of associating electronic information with physical objects in our environment. This raeans that our information spaces will be 3D. The SemNet system [4] is an example of a tool that offers users… Expand
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