Interface Currents: supporting fluent collaboration on tabletop displays

Uta Hinrichs, Sheelagh Carpendale, Stacey D. Scott, Eric Pattison

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Large horizontal displays provide new opportunities to support individual and collaborative activities such as creativity and organizational tasks. We present Interface Currents, a fluid interaction technique designed to support face-to-face collaboration by improving access to and sharing of workspace items. Interface Currents are flexible containers that provide a controllable flow of interface items that support creativity during collaborative tasks and enable intuitive organization and sharing of digital information around horizontal displays.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSmart Graphics
Subtitle of host publication5th International Symposium, SG 2005, Frauenwörth Cloister, Germany, August 22-24, 2005. Proceedings
EditorsAndreas Butz, Brian Fisher, Antonio Krüger, Patrick Olivier
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-540-31905-4
ISBN (Print)978-3-540-28179-5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2005

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
ISSN (Print)0302-9743


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