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Author Tharakan, Mili John ♦ Karunanayaka, Kasun ♦ Sepulveda, Jose ♦ Krishnan, Manoj ♦ Cheok, Adrian David ♦ Koh, Jeffrey Tzu Kwan Valino
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Keyword Liquid ♦ Self-configurable ♦ Interaction ♦ Haptics ♦ Multi-touch ♦ Tangible user interfaces
Abstract We present a new methodology based on ferromagnetic fluids in which the user can have direct interaction (input/output) through a tangible and malleable interface. Liquid Interfaces uses the physical qualities of ferromagnetic fluids in combination with capacitive, multi-touch technology, to produce a 3D, multi-touch interface where actuation, representation, and self-configuration occur through the malleable liquid, ferromagnetic fluid. This, combined with the ability to produce sound, enables users to create musical sculptures that can be morphed in real time by interacting directly with the ferromagnetic fluid.
Description Affiliation: National University of Singapore (Koh, Jeffrey Tzu Kwan Valino; Karunanayaka, Kasun; Sepulveda, Jose; Tharakan, Mili John; Krishnan, Manoj; Cheok, Adrian David)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2008-03-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Computers in Entertainment (CIE) (CIE)
Volume Number 9
Issue Number 2
Page Count 8
Starting Page 1
Ending Page 8


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Source: ACM Digital Library