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Four Cool Talks from Autodesk Research at UIST 2014

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.

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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
 
Autodesk Research Pipedream
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
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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
 
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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

Autodesk Research Baseball Video Lens

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!

 

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