Supporting offline activities on interactive surfaces

  title={Supporting offline activities on interactive surfaces},
  author={Augusto Esteves and Michelle Scott and Ian Oakley},
  booktitle={Tangible and Embedded Interaction},
This paper argues that inherent support for offline activities -- activities that are not sensed by the system -- is one of strongest benefits of tangible interaction over more traditional interface paradigms. By conducting two studies with single and paired users on a simple tangible tabletop scheduling application, this paper explores how tabletop interfaces could be designed to better support such offline activities. To focus its exploration, it looks at offline activities in terms of how… CONTINUE READING

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