RFIBricks : interactive building blocks based on RFID

M.-J. Hsieh, R.-H. Liang, D.-Y. Huang, J.-Y. Ke, B.-Y. Chen

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We present RFIBricks, an interactive building block system based on ultrahigh frequency radio-frequency identification (RFID) sensing. The system enables geometry resolution based on a simple yet highly generalizable mechanism: an RFID contact switch, which is made by cutting each RFID tag into two parts, namely antenna and chip. A magnetic connector is then coupled with each part. When the antenna and chip connect, an interaction event with an ID is transmitted to the reader. On the basis of our design of RFID contact switch patterns, we present a system of interactive physical building blocks that resolves the stacking order and orienta- tion when one block is stacked upon another, determines a three-dimensional (3D) geometry built on a two-dimensional base plate, and detects user inputs by incorporating elec- tromechanical sensors. Because it is calibration-free and does not require batteries in each block, it facilitates straightfor- ward maintenance when deployed at scale. Compared with other approaches, this RFID-based system resolves several critical challenges in human-computer interaction, such as 1) determining the identity and the built 3D geometry of pas- sive building blocks, 2) enabling stackable token+constraint interaction on a tabletop, and 3) tracking in-hand assembly.
Originele taal-2Engels
TitelCHI '18 Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
Plaats van productieNew York, NY, USA
UitgeverijAssociation for Computing Machinery, Inc
Aantal pagina's10
ISBN van geprinte versie978-1-4503-5620-6
DOI's
StatusGepubliceerd - 20 apr 2018
EvenementCHI '18 - Montreal, Canada, Montreal, Canada
Duur: 21 apr 201826 apr 2018
Congresnummer: 36
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Congres

CongresCHI '18
Verkorte titelCHI
LandCanada
StadMontreal
Periode21/04/1826/04/18
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    Hsieh, M-J., Liang, R-H., Huang, D-Y., Ke, J-Y., & Chen, B-Y. (2018). RFIBricks : interactive building blocks based on RFID. In CHI '18 Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems [189] Association for Computing Machinery, Inc. https://doi.org/10.1145/3173574.3173763