Grand challenges in shape-changing interface research

Jason Alexander, Anne Roudaut, Jürgen Steimle, Kasper Hornbæk, M. Bruns, Sean Follmer, Timothy Merritt

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Abstract

Shape-changing interfaces have emerged as a new method for interacting with computers, using dynamic changes in a device's physical shape for input and output. With the advances of research into shape-changing interfaces, we see a need to synthesize the main, open research questions. The purpose of this synthesis is to formulate common challenges across the diverse fields engaged in shape-change research, to facilitate progression from single prototypes and individual design explorations to grander scientific goals, and to draw attention to challenges that come with maturity, including those concerning ethics, theory-building, and societal impact. In this article we therefore present 12 grand challenges for research on shape-changing interfaces, derived from a three-day workshop with 25 shape-changing interface experts with backgrounds in design, computer science, human-computer interaction, engineering, robotics, and material science.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery, Inc
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4503-5620-6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 20 Apr 2018
Event2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI 2018 - Montreal, Canada, Montreal, Canada
Duration: 21 Apr 201826 Apr 2018
Conference number: 36
http://chi2018.acm.org
https://chi2018.acm.org/

Conference

Conference2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI 2018
Abbreviated titleCHI '18
CountryCanada
CityMontreal
Period21/04/1826/04/18
Internet address

Keywords

  • Grand challenges
  • Research agenda
  • Shape-changing interfaces

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