Interacting with Ambient Displays

Will an “ambient information display” change people’s behavior within a building? The “Clouds” research investigation project in the Open University’s Jennie Lee Building strives to answer this question. This video takes a look behind-the-scenes of the project, which involves an artistic installation of gray and orange balloons which have been produced in the building to signify the number of people using the lift or taking the stairs. [iTunes U.]

Dana Centre Exhibition

This video showcases the Surface Tension event held at the Dana Centre, part of the London Science Museum, on 23 June 2009. The event was organized by the London Knowledge Lab and had a major ShareIT presence. Photos are also available.

OurSpace Presentation

This pecha kucha presentation reports on the OurSpace project, which examined how children collaborate on a design task using an interactive tabletop.

Harris, A., Yuill, N., Marshall, P., Fleck, R., Rick, J. and Rogers, Y. (2009). Using novel technology to support children’s collaborative interaction during a planning task. Talk presented at The Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting 2009, Denver, CO.

Tabletop Collaboration

This video outlines a study into the benefits of collaborating using an interactive tabletop.

Church, T., Hazlewood, W. and Rogers, Y. (2006) Around the table: Studies in co-located collaboration. In Adjunct Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Pervasive Computing. Vol. 207, Austrian Computer Society (OCG).