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UIST Reprise at SIGGRAPH 2017

Hewlett Packard

FMX Conference

Tuesday, 1 August, 10:45 am - 12:35 pm, Los Angeles Convention Center, Theatre 411
Session Chair: Daniel Avrahami, FXPAL

ViBand: High-Fidelity Bio-Acoustic Sensing Using Commodity Smartwatch Accelerometers 

CURATED CONTENT
Introducing ViBand, a technique that unlocks high-fidelity bio-acoustic sensing on commodity smartwatches and uncovers a wide range of expressive user interactions, including gesture recognition, object detection, and data transmission through the user's arm.
(UIST 2016 Best Paper and Best Talk awards)

Gierad Laput
Carnegie Mellon University

Robert Xiao
Carnegie Mellon University

Chris Harrison
Carnegie Mellon University

proCover: Sensory Augmentation of Prosthetic Limbs Using Smart Textile Covers 

CURATED CONTENT
Lower-limb prosthesis-users have diverse sensing needs. proCover, consisting of a wearable textile cover and feedback actuators, is a non-invasive and customizable approach to enhancing prostheses with sensory capabilities.
(UIST 2016 Best Paper award)

Joanne Leong
Fachhochschule Oberösterreich

Patrick Parzer
Fachhochschule Oberösterreich

Florian Perteneder
Fachhochschule Oberösterreich

Teo Babic
Fachhochschule Oberösterreich

Christian Rendl
Fachhochschule Oberösterreich

Anita Vogl
Fachhochschule Oberösterreich

Hubert Egger
Fachhochschule Oberösterreich

Alex Olwal
Google, Inc.

Michael Haller
Fachhochschule Oberösterreich

NormalTouch and TextureTouch: High-fidelity 3D Haptic Shape Rendering on Handheld Virtual Reality Controllers 

CURATED CONTENT
These two mechanically actuated hand-held controllers render the shape of virtual objects through physical displacement, enabling users to feel 3D surfaces, textures, and forces in VR.
(UIST 2016 Honorable Mention)

Hrvoje Benko
Microsoft Research

Christian Holz
Microsoft Research

Mike Sinclair
Microsoft Research

Eyal Ofek
Microsoft Research

AggreGaze: Collective Estimation of Audience Attention on Public Displays

CURATED CONTENT
AggreGaze is a method for estimating spatio-temporal audience attention on public displays that requires only a single off-the-shelf camera attached to the display and does not require any personal calibration.
(UIST 2016 Honorable Mention)

Yusuke Sugano
Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik

Xucong Zhang
Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik

Andreas Bulling
Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik

Metamaterial Mechanisms

CURATED CONTENT
This approach integrates mechanical functionality within a material structure. It consists of a single block of 3D-printed material with cells that play together to redirect forces, thereby implementing mechanisms.
(UIST 2016 Honorable Mention)

Alexandra Ion
Hasso-Plattner-Institut für Softwaresystemtechnik GmbH

Johannes Frohnhofen
Hasso-Plattner-Institut für Softwaresystemtechnik GmbH

Ludwig Wilhelm Wall
Hasso-Plattner-Institut für Softwaresystemtechnik GmbH

Robert Kovacs
Hasso-Plattner-Institut für Softwaresystemtechnik GmbH

Mirela Alistar
Hasso-Plattner-Institut für Softwaresystemtechnik GmbH

Jack I. C. Lindsay
Hasso-Plattner-Institut für Softwaresystemtechnik GmbH

Pedro Lopes
Hasso-Plattner-Institut für Softwaresystemtechnik GmbH

Hsiang-Ting Chen
Hasso-Plattner-Institut für Softwaresystemtechnik GmbH

Patrick Baudisch
Hasso-Plattner-Institut für Softwaresystemtechnik GmbH

CircuitStack: Supporting Rapid Prototyping and Evolution of Electronic Circuits 

CURATED CONTENT
CircuitStack combines the flexibility of bread-boarding with the correctness of printed circuits to enable rapid and extensible circuit construction supporting circuit reconfigurability, component reusability, and high efficiency in early-stage prototyping.
(UIST 2016 Best Talk award)

Chiuan Wang
National Taiwan University

Hsuan-Ming Yeh
National Taiwan University

Bryan Wang
National Taiwan University

Te-Yen Wu
National Taiwan University

Hsin-Ruey Tsai
National Taiwan University

Rong-Hao Liang
National Taiwan University

Yi-Ping Hung
National Taiwan University

Mike Y. Chen
National Taiwan University