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Remarkable objects: supporting collaboration in a creative environment

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Remarkable objects: supporting collaboration in a creative environment
(a) (b) Figure 1: (a) CAM running on an iPhone; (b) Reading a design sketch using Microsoft's TagReader client. In this paper, we report the results of a field trial of a Ubicomp system called CAM that is aimed at supporting and enhancing collaboration in a design studio environment. CAM uses a mobile-tagging application which allows designers to collaboratively store relevant information onto their physical design objects in the form of messages, annotations and external web links. The purpose of our field trial was to explore the role of augmented objects in supporting and enhancing creative work. Our results show that CAM was used not only to support participants' mutual awareness and coordination but also to facilitate designers in appropriating their augmented design objects to be explorative, extendable and playful, supporting creative aspects of design work. In general, our results show how CAM transformed static design objects into `remarkable' objects that made...
Dhaval Vyas, Anton Nijholt, Dirk Heylen, Alexander
Added 09 Nov 2010
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Type Conference
Year 2010
Where HUC
Authors Dhaval Vyas, Anton Nijholt, Dirk Heylen, Alexander Kröner, Gerrit C. van der Veer
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