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Wizkid and “Halo” interfaces
Agrandissement
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13.10.2008 MobiKUI 2008 - First International Workshop on Mobile and Kinetic User Interface
MobiKUI 2008 First International Workshop on Mobile and Kinetic User Interfaces - Fribourg, October 13th-14th 2008
Abstract of the talk:

Wizkid looks like a computer with a neck. But there the similarities with the familiar personal
computer end. Wizkid isn't static. The screen on the mobile neck moves about like a head, and
it's trained to track human faces. Once it sees you, Wizkid focuses on you and follows
your movement. Unlike a computer, which requires you to stop what you're doing and adapt
your behavior and social interactions in order to use it, Wizkid blends into human space.
There’s no mouse and no keyboard. You don’t touch anything. There’s no language getting in
the way. On Wizkid’s screen you see yourself surrounded by a “halo” of interactive elements
that you can simply select by waving your hands. If you move away or to one side, Wizkid
adapts itself to you, not the other way around.