Navigational Blocks

Collaborators: Ken Camarata, Ellen Yi-Luen Do

Navigational Blocks provide a tangible user interface for applications such as information kiosks. Orientation, movement, and relative position of electronically and microprocessor augmented physical blocks support visitor querying, retrieving, understanding, navigation and exploration of an historical information database.

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2002 Navigational Blocks: Tangible Navigation of Digital Information, K. Camarata, E. Do, M. Gross, B. Johnson, ACM Conference on Human Factors (SIGCHI), ACM Press, pp. 751-752. [pdf]
2002 Navigational Blocks: Navigating Information Space with Tangible Media, K. Camarata, E. Do, M. Gross, B. Johnson, ACM Intelligent User Interfaces 2002, San Francisco, Jan 13-16, ACM Press, pp 31-38. [pdf]