The ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST) is just around the corner. This year Autodesk Research is a platinum sponsor and has four cool papers to present covering a diverse range of topics from 3D printing interactive objects to a new text entry method for smart watches to big data analytics with baseball and a new paradigm for drawing interactive content.
A Series of Tubes: Adding Interactivity to 3D Prints Using Internal Pipes
Valkyrie Savage, Ryan Schmidt, Tovi Grossman, George Fitzmaurice, Bjoern Hartmann
10:30am Monday, October 6
PipeDream can help makers create interactive 3D prints.
Kitty: Sketching Dynamic and Interactive Illustrations
Rubaiat Habib Kazi, Fanny Chevalier, Tovi Grossman, George Fitzmaurice
12:30pm Tuesday, October 7
Kitty builds on the Kinetic Texturing work seen previously in Draco and allows the author to make it interactive.
Swipeboard: A Text Entry Technique for Ultra-Small Interfaces That Supports Novice to Expert Transitions Xiang 'Anthony' Chen, Tovi Grossman, George Fitzmaurice
11:00 Wednesday, October 8
Swipeboard takes inspiration from Morse code to present a new and fast method of gestural input for smart watches.
Video Lens: Rapid Playback and Exploration of Large Video Collections and Associated Metadata Justin Matejka, Tovi Grossman, George Fitzmaurice
11:00am Wednesday, October 8
Video Lens is a great tool for exploring massive amounts of data and is built around baseball videos to show a practical application.
Demos of all of these will be available on Monday night so stop by and say hello to the team!