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Controlling multiple devices


Wasinger, R and Kray, C and Endres, C, Controlling multiple devices, Proceedings of Physical Interaction (PI03) - Workshop on Real World User Interfaces, 8 September 2003, Udine, Italy, pp. 60-63. (2003) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Two major differences between ubiquitous computing and a traditional desktop scenario consist of the number of users interacting simultaneously with a system, and the number of devices that they use. This paper focuses on the physical user interfaces problem of how device control is allocated, shared, and released by services and users. Based on a classification of different types of devices, we analyze in which ways a device can be controlled. We then identify several influencing factors in allocating devices, and conclude by sketching out a high-level strategy for the (semi) automatic handling of device allocation.

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Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:Human computer interaction, ubiquitous computing, device control.
Research Division:Information and Computing Sciences
Research Group:Library and information studies
Research Field:Human information interaction and retrieval
Objective Division:Information and Communication Services
Objective Group:Information systems, technologies and services
Objective Field:Application software packages
UTAS Author:Wasinger, R (Dr Rainer Wasinger)
ID Code:90174
Year Published:2003
Deposited By:Information and Communication Technology
Deposited On:2014-03-27
Last Modified:2014-11-05
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