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