Category Archives: Projects

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Visual Voice Memo

  A small scale project for a local startup. The work included user research (to set the cultural context), interaction and experience design. The final delivery included an interactive prototype, based on origami-inspired folding interaction principles, the interaction flow, visual elements and … Continue reading

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Acoustic data visualization

This project for a non-profit organization was about environmental sensing. The goal was to visualize data, acoustic recordings, coming in from remote sensing stations on the California coast and on Hawaii. List of implemented functionalities: annual overview of all the … Continue reading

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Visualization of multimodal interaction

Continuation to an earlier project. The goal was to discover how different modality channels contribute to the overall success of a dialogue (i.e. system-user interaction). The implementation takes an EMMA-like XML-based description of the dialogue and analyses within each dialogues for each … Continue reading

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Contextual multimodal integration

Multimodal integration is an essential part of any multimodal system. By multimodal input we refer to any explicit input modalities like speech, gesture, touch, etc. and implicit modalities like sensor inputs, contextual information and even bio signals. While multimodal interaction … Continue reading

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User research on experience sharing

A fun project conducted in Palo Alto and Helsinki with 16 subjects about experience sharing practices. The learning: although many mothers have no social media presence, it does not mean they would not like to share their daily experience with … Continue reading

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Future communication means

A strategic design project about technologies that will shape the ways of communication in the near future. Wearables, multimodal interaction, immersive display technologies, etc. As the final outcome is confidential, just putting here a cloud of words about the major … Continue reading

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Experience sharing with multimodal & multisensory UI

This work is a continuous effort based on learnings from a 2010 project at the California College of the Arts and a project in 2011 on multimodal and multisensory interaction (such as speech, gesture, physical activity and proximity sensing) to … Continue reading

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Multimodal media player

A small-scale project investigating multimodal interaction for a media player. Concept work, defining research steps and use of available resources. The main emphasis was on the selection of the most suitable input/output modalities and what it requires in terms of … Continue reading

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Visualization of dialogues

An old project with new tools. Back in 2000 published a paper on “Visualisation of spoken dialogues“. Since then tools for visualization developed significantly and the current effort focuses on multimodal interaction. More info available around May 2012. Figures: (c) 2012 … Continue reading