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Physical icon

Known as: Phicon 
A physical icon, or phicon, is the tangible computing equivalent of an icon in a traditional graphical user interface, or GUI. Phicons hold a… 
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2016
2016
Maps are essential in everyday life, but inherently inaccessible to visually impaired users. They must be transcribed to non… 
2011
2011
We investigated ways that users could interact with Phicons in non-visual tabletop tangible user interfaces (TUIs). We carried… 
Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
We present a tangible user interface (TUI) called Tangible Graph Builder, that has been designed to allow visually impaired users… 
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
This chapter explores public mobile communication technology as frontstage and back-stage phenomena. We explore the design… 
2003
2003
We introduce the notion of function composition, an interaction technique employed in several graphical user interfaces (GUIs… 
2001
2001
This paper describes the development of novel user interface concepts for an in-home environment. If interaction devices at… 
1999
1999
This paper describes a novel physical icon [3] (“phicon”) based system that can be programmed to issue a range of commands about… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The recognition of human gestures in image sequences is an important and challenging problem that enables a host of human…