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CueSense: a Wearable Proximity-Aware Display Enhancing Encounters

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication CHI EA '15 Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems
PublisherACM
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)978-1-4503-3146-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventExtended abstracts on human factors in computing systems -
Duration: 1 Jan 1900 → …

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ConferenceExtended abstracts on human factors in computing systems
Period1/01/00 → …

Abstract

Wearable technology has been envisioned, amongst other things, to enhance face-to-face social interaction. For example, the visibility of wearable devices to other people (e.g. a wearable display) could augment the wearer’s appearance by displaying public and socially relevant information about them. Such information could increase nearby people’s awareness of the wearer, thus serve as tickets-to-talk and, ideally, enhance their first encounters. We present the design of CueSense, a wearable displays that shows textual content from the wearer’s social media profiles, determined by the level of proximity to another user and match-making between their contents. We report the findings from a preliminary user study with 18 participants, followed by discussion as well as ideas for future research and further refinement of the concept.

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